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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.
LSAT Tip #1: Learn the Logic
October 10, 2014
One of the most common myths about the LSAT is that you can’t study for it. A newcomer to the LSAT experience might view the exam as some sort of an IQ test and dismiss it as the latest example of the standardized test prep world’s archaic customs.
Plotting Your GMAT Attack
October 7, 2014
Don’t look now, but business schools just keep getting more competitive. The number of applications at top programs is going up again. A recent post by the Wall Street Journal cites a rise in the number of applicants to Wharton, Harvard, and NYU’s Stern this year. That’s a break from the trend of the last couple years, with prospective applicants holding out as financial job markets continue to be difficult.
Why GMAT is King in Business School Admissions
October 3, 2014
There are a few exceptions, but the simple answer is that you want to take GMAT over the GRE if you are applying to business school. It’s more competitive, more difficult, and it more rigorously tests the skills business schools prefer in their applicants.
How Much Does Medical School Cost?
October 2, 2014
Getting into medical school requires mental and emotional preparation, as well as financial readiness. Med school is expensive, and everyone who wants to be a doctor knows this. If, despite the looming financial burden and the premed critics you will face, you are still thinking about applying to med school, below is a summary of the financial cost of attending medical school. Proceed with caution…