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The Jewish Approach to College and Graduate School Admissions

April 11, 2014

Check out InGenius Prep co-founder Noah’s recent interview about Jewish success in university admissions with Yeshiva University’s student newspaper, the YU Observer. Noah covers a range of topics about why Jews – especially Orthodox Jews – are disproportionately represented in the best colleges, law school, business school and medical schools in the country. He also discusses what challenges Jewish students face on the world’s best campuses.

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How to Think About Data Sufficiency

March 3, 2014

As a GMAT tutor, the most common concern I hear from new students is about data sufficiency questions. Many students, who have an otherwise fine grasp of the content tested on the quantitative section of the GMAT,

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Announcing Our Collaboration with the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance

February 20, 2014

The non-profit division of InGenius prep is proud and excited to announce our collaboration with the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance to provide college admissions advice and guidance to participants in urban debate leagues in the greater Dallas area.

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The Importance of Inspiration in Academic Performance

February 12, 2014

Over the past 10-20 years, evidence has been mounting that one very commonly held belief is seriously flawed; that our success in academics, sports, and life is greatly influenced by the natural talents we are born with. Instead, while genetic gifts are certainly relevant, it is the underestimated yet simple concept of practice that does a better job of explaining talent, intelligence, and performance.

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Should I Retake the MCAT?

February 9, 2014

Should I retake the MCAT? This is a question a lot of folks wonder about. First, be aware that there is a very significant risk that your score will go down.

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How to Get Ready for the LSAT in 6 (Not) Easy Steps

February 9, 2014

The LSAT is a difficult test, but it’s also standardized; that means it’s the same, over and over again. You can use this knowledge to your advantage! Getting the best possible LSAT Prep is a matter of learning a new language; you’ll have to understand what the test writers are looking for when they ask questions, and you’ll need to know what correct answer choices look like. Getting fast at the LSAT—like being fast at anything else!—just means that you’ve gotten good at it.

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How ESL Students Can Meet the Challenges of the GMAT

February 9, 2014

Tags GMAT , ESL

The GMAT is a struggle for most MBA applicants. The timing, adaptive format, lack of calculator and generally daunting writing style of math and verbal questions combine to create a stressful experience for undergraduates and working professionals in the United States who are its intended victims target audience. These features make the GMAT even more of a trial for ESL students.

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College Applications and My Mom

February 7, 2014

When I was applying to college, I thought I had it bad. My mother wouldn’t leave me alone. Everywhere I went, she would follow – and with her would follow a string of “helpful reminders” about the importance of college applications.

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Standing Out in Med School: 3 Ideas for Aspiring Medical Students

January 28, 2014

Pretend, for a moment, that you are a medical school admissions officer. It’s just a little past midnight, and you have a stack of about ten applications sitting on the table in front of you. You pick up the first one, see some shadowing, a little hospital volunteering,

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Going K through JD: The Pros and Cons

January 28, 2014

I decided I wanted to go to law school long before I knew what that decision really meant.  When I was a junior in high school, I declared that I had made up my mind to become a lawyer.  That decision was rather foolishly made based on two reasons: first, I loved Law and Order; second, I was not interested enough in science to be a doctor.

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