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Tips for Choosing Target Schools: What's the Right Fit For You?
May 10, 2021
You’re a rising senior hoping to start coming up with a list of colleges where you want to apply. Of course, you’ve got your dream school in mind—that should be fairly straightforward as you consider where to apply early and colleges you’ve always wanted to attend. However, with the college admissions
A Step-by-Step Guide to the AMCAS Application System
May 4, 2021
As a pre-med candidate, you’ve worked throughout college on your prerequisites, and ventured onto volunteering, shadowing, research, and more. Now, it’s time to actually create an AMCAS application system account and start filling out the application. As you probably already know, the AMCAS is a centralized
How to Write the MIT Application Essays 2021-2022
May 3, 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the dream university for many STEM-oriented students, and it comes as no surprise that it’s also one of the most selective schools in the world. If you’re set on majoring in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Computation and Cognition, or one of the other highly specialized programs
How to Strengthen Your College Application Profile the Summer Before Senior Year
April 27, 2021
COVID-19 has completely shifted the college admissions landscape. With the 2020-2021 cycle being indisputably competitive, colleges have become more selective than ever. Grades aren’t enough, and standardized test scores are losing relevance by the day. To stand out from your peers, you must take extra steps to ensure that you have showcased a tremendous amount of
How to Succeed as an International Medical Student
April 26, 2021
No matter where you’re from, gaining admission into an American medical school is incredibly difficult. More than half of all medical applicants don’t get into any programs every year. On top of that, if you’re an international medical student, your odds are even lower because not all schools offer a spot to international applicants.
Pre-Med Mistakes: Errors to Avoid As You Prepare for Medical School
April 20, 2021
Undergraduate years are crucial for any pre-med student. If you are headed to college knowing that you want to pursue medicine after graduating, you need to make the most of your time there.
College Recommendation Letters: Everything You Need to Know
April 19, 2021
Going through the list of requirements for the admissions cycle, you might be stressed by the college recommendation letters component. Which teachers should you ask? What’s the best way to ask them? What do strong
Waitlisted at Your Dream School: What Your Next Steps Should Look Like
April 12, 2021
You had been counting down the days and finally received that coveted notification that a decision was available in your portal. But as you clicked through the screens in anticipation, you were
Our 2021 College Admissions Results
April 12, 2021
Now that April has arrived, it’s an exciting time of the year for college applicants nationwide. Since most candidates have heard back from their top choice schools, we
2021 College Acceptance Rates: The Latest Admissions Trends
April 8, 2021
It’s that time of the year again. Students who applied to college this admissions cycle have spent the last couple of weeks anxiously checking their email and clicking links in various portals to hopefully find good news awaiting them. Most colleges are done sending out their letters and acceptance rates have started to be released!