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3 Scenarios of What to Do While Waiting For Your MCAT Score
July 10, 2014
Submitting your AMCAS application as early as possible is highly recommended because many medical schools operate on rolling admissions. One reason an applicant might delay their AMCAS submission is because they are retaking their MCAT exam and want to know their score before committing to the current application cycle. For this current application cycle, a repeat MCAT exam should be taken by August to improve your chances of admission.
Getting Great Letters of Recommendation: What You Need to be Doing
June 26, 2014
In this article, we discuss why getting great letters of recommendation depends on how you perceive and interact with your professors. Specifically, the kinds of student behaviors that make professors eager to help students.
Kevin Pho, MD Talks Med School Admissions and Social Media
June 25, 2014
Kevin Pho, MD is an internal medicine physician and co-author of Establishing, Managing, and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices. He is founder and editor of KevinMD.com. InGenius Prep: Can I hurt my medical school application chances by being involved in social media?
It's Time To Submit Your AMCAS Application: Steps to Take
June 15, 2014
Completing the AMCAS application is your first step to gain admission to medical school. The impact of a timely, correct, and well done AMCAS application cannot be underestimated. Our Ingenius Prep team can help you get it done well AND on time.
Best Steps for Planning Your Law School Application Strategy
June 8, 2014
Hopefully, this isn’t the first time you’ve sat down to think about your timeline for applying to law school and all the work that will go into it. At this point of the year, many people have just finished taking the June LSAT. For those of you that did, that’s great! Even if you did not, or if you didn’t do as well as you think you could have, there is no need to panic; there’s always October! Nonetheless
Writing Your Medical School Personal Statement: Tackling Writer's Block
May 30, 2014
We all know the moment: you are staring at the computer, not knowing where to start or where to go next—then suddenly you’ve got to go to the bathroom…again, or you just now realized that you’re actually hungry for a snack, or you could have possibly even left the oven on (even though you haven’t cooked for at least a week), but you better get up right now to check.
A Change in Harvard’s Admission Process
May 29, 2014
Harvard’s newspaper, The Crimson, just announced that the SAT II is no longer required for admission to the prestigious university. Last week, Harvard’s Admissions and Financial Aid Office stated that they are making the change as part of a continuing effort to draw more low-income applicants. While taking these tests (and getting a perfect or nearly perfect score, I might add) is normally required, the change will allow students to save some money and apply without them.
MBA Hiring Quickly On The Rise
May 26, 2014
According to the Corporate Recruiters Survey, Graduate Management Admissions Council’s annual survey of employers that recruit on business school campuses, the job market for 2014 MBA’s is greatly improving. In comparison to 2013 hiring results, the job outlook for the class of 2014 business school graduates is on the rise, as more and more companies worldwide are projected to hire recent MBAs. In fact, a shocking 80% of companies plan to hire MBA’s this year, as opposed to last year’s 73% and 2010’s 60%.
Why Hire an Admissions Consultant? Advice for Med School Applicants
May 13, 2014
InGenius Prep is an admissions consulting company aimed at getting you into medical school. Here are some thoughts on why you might hire our admissions consultants.
What Skills are Rewarded on the GMAT?
April 27, 2014
The GMAT test has a way of breaking down the confidence of otherwise hardworking and intelligent students. It just doesn’t behave like a normal test. Consider the disconnect between the average level of math completed by most MBA candidates and the math content tested on the GMAT. There is no math concept tested on the GMAT that is not also tested on the SAT and the ACT actually tests far more math content! So why do students who have usually taken a few semesters of calculus and advanced statistics have a hard time with an exam that limits its subject matter to high school math?