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Two LSAT Prep Tips Every Student Should Apply Now: LSAT Tip #3
November 13, 2014
In this post, I want to explain the importance of two critical LSAT prep tips every student should apply immediately: (1) knowing where you stand with your LSAT performance and (2) identifying a target for your final score on test day.
Understanding Rolling Admission in U.S. Colleges
November 13, 2014
“Rolling admission” is the name given to a very common type of admissions policy implemented by many colleges and graduate schools in the United States. This method provides applicants with a large window of time to process and complete their application to a specific school or program. The application process for schools using this type of admission policy usually opens up in the early fall
Expert Tips for Developing Your Common App Activities List
November 11, 2014
When you’re completing your college applications, you will be asked to fill in the Common App activities list. While your test scores and academic performance are important, admission offices are also interested in your character. What could be more revealing about a person than how you spend your free time? Your achievements outside of the classroom are what make you stand out from other applicants.
The Different Focuses in Business School: Choosing Your MBA Focus
November 10, 2014
Demand for full time MBA programs is again on the rise. In fact, many schools recorded double-digit increases in the number of applicants in 2013. Driving the increase were students applying to more schools and international applicants. As the number of applicants increased, the number of seats available remained essentially the same — driving down acceptance rates. The competition is getting fierce.
Where the Points Are: Top 5 GMAT Fundamentals to Master
November 4, 2014
A popular term in test preparation is low hanging fruit. This simple image symbolizes high yield topics and concepts that appear frequently on the test and can be mastered for great gain. The GMAT is an extremely varied examination, but there are a few GMAT fundamentals that appear consistently and should appear at the top of your study priorities list.
Are You Ready to Take the MCAT?
October 31, 2014
If you are planning on applying to medical school, the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is the behemoth hurdle that premed students dread. This standardized, multiple choice test has been a part of medical school admissions in both the United States and Canada for over eighty years. The test assesses your scientific and verbal knowledge, problem solving, and critical thinking. Up until now the applicant’s scores were measured in the areas of Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning, and Biological Sciences.
Why You Should Apply for These Law School Scholarships
October 30, 2014
Getting into law school is an exciting time as you are embarking upon your long journey to becoming an attorney. However, law school can be quite expensive. Given the high cost of tuition, current and incoming law students should take thoughtful measures to manage or lower the cost of their education. Don’t make the mistake of jumping into hundreds of thousands of dollars of non-dischargeable debt without considerable thought about your career goals and prospects.
3 Ways to Get Into Ivy League Schools in Just a Few Hours a Week
October 28, 2014
Around the world, hundreds of thousands of students dream of attending an Ivy League school. The name itself is connotes worldly prestige and excellence in the field of education.
LSAT Tip #2: Prepare with Actual LSAT Exams
October 27, 2014
In my first post, I explained that, contrary to popular belief, you can actually prepare and study for the LSAT, and you can do so by learning the logic that underlies the exam. In this post, I want to emphasize and explain that your preparation must involve using actual LSAT exams. Preparation with actual exams will help you gain familiarity with the LSAT.
Building Your Medical School Resumé
October 14, 2014
When it comes to working on your medical school application profile, you don’t have to be a fortune teller to predict that your GPA and MCAT score will matter greatly. But the important application components don’t stop there. Though your scores are undoubtedly significant, the experiences and passion on your medical school resumé have a huge impact on your admissions outcome.