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What is a Good PSAT Score?
May 29, 2019
High school is an exciting time for new friends, classes, and activities. As you slowly begin Googling how to start preparing for college, you may come across new lingo - names for tests and long acronyms that you have no idea how to decipher. You might have seen or heard about the PSAT/NMSQT from a friend or a bulletin board
Legacy in College Admissions: How Much Does it Help?
May 28, 2019
Your dream school might be the same as your parent or sibling’s alma mater. You may have loved it when you went for a visit, and the countless stories from your family member who’s an alum have peaked your interest regarding their school. No matter what the origin story behind your love for the school, when it comes to applying, you might be wondering about the role of legacy
So You Finished the LSAT - Now What?
May 28, 2019
First off, congratulations! Take a deep breath. If you've made it to this post, you've completed a key component of the law school admissions process -- taking the October LSAT. Before you get too comfortable or stressed over that final logic game (like I did!), it’s time to refocus your energy on the remaining portions of your application. The good news is there are still a number of opportunities to develop the perfect application that you have complete control over.
The University of California Schools: Everything You Need to Know
May 23, 2019
Whether you were born and raised in California, or you are looking to move to a warmer and sunnier location for college, the University of California schools offer great options for students interested in attending research-heavy national universities close to the Pacific Ocean. With nine colleges offering undergraduate admission, you could definitely consider one or more of the University of California schools
USC vs. UCLA
May 22, 2019
Los Angeles is known for being one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the nation with amazing opportunities. LA bustles with celebrities and the latest fashion trends, and the weather year-round doesn’t drop below 65 degrees (usually). So
9th Grade Classes: How to Navigate the Academic Transition to High School
May 21, 2019
The transition to high school can feel like a huge step for most students. There is a sense of independence that comes along with being in high school that generally extends to choosing what classes you will take and how you can and should get involved. And while it may seem that 9th grade
How to Get into Cornell
May 20, 2019
n an admissions cycle where we saw ridiculous falls in acceptance rates, Cornell University actually saw a rise for the first time in four years during 2019, admitting 10.6% of its applicants. While Cornell was the only Ivy League school this year with an acceptance rate in double digits,
Featured on ABC News! InGenius Prep Comments on the SAT Adversity Index
May 17, 2019
College Board’s announcement of the new SAT adversity score expands the conversation about privilege and fairness in the application process. As the recent college admissions scandal continues to unfold, this development intensifies the discussion. Watch Susan Shifflett, one of our Former Admissions Officers from Yale, provide her perspective about the SAT adversity score on ABC News!
How to Make Your First Professional Resumé
May 16, 2019
A resumé is the single most important document for a job seeker. While it is difficult to condense a lifetime of skills, interests, experiences, and education onto one page, it is essential to have a complete and professional summary of your credentials. The resumé serves as a way to introduce yourself to hiring managers, convince them to learn more about you as a potential hire, and grant you an interview.
How to Get Into Duke
May 16, 2019
You might have heard of the Blue Devils during March Madness, and you’ll probably come across them when researching your college list. Duke University is one of the most prestigious schools in the country, known for its state-of-the-art research facilities and strong involvement in athletics. If you’ve looked at the astounding college acceptance rates for the Class of 2023