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Find Your Dream Job: A Guide Starting With High School

December 6, 2016

Many students graduate college with little to no idea about what they want to do. Like the admissions process, the job hunt process is growing increasingly competitive. And working a dead-end job where you feel more like a drone than a person is no way to really live your life.

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Value of Liberal Arts: 5 Ways to Benefit from a Liberal Arts Education

November 30, 2016

A liberal arts student receives an undergraduate degree after studying across fields ranging from the social and physical sciences to the humanities. Most liberal arts colleges offer majors and minors, where students select and specialize in a discipline, but they also have “course requirements” aimed at diversifying the courses in which each student enrolls. Future employers understand that a degree from a liberal arts college or university means that a student has completed coursework outside of his or her major and has learned about a variety of fields and topics.

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Medical School Rejection: 5 Reasons Why Applicants Are Rejected

November 29, 2016

Every year, top medical schools get more than enough top applicants to fill their classes with students with outstanding test scores and grades. And yet many of these applicants are rejected. Medical school rejection happens to even the best students applying. The largest take away from this list is that strong grades and test scores are not enough to gain admission to top medical schools.

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What do Medical Schools Look For? 19 Key Traits

November 21, 2016

Have you ever asked yourself, “what do medical schools look for in applicants?” When reading and evaluating thousands of applications from qualified students, which traits, activities, themes, and perspectives are they looking for?

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GRE Verbal Reasoning: Breaking Down the Section

November 18, 2016

There are two multiple-choice sections on the GRE Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning. You will face each of these sections twice during the exam. For each multiple-choice section, you will be given 30 minutes to answer twenty questions. To determine a student’s composite score, which ranges from 130 to 170, both of the GRE Verbal Reasoning and both of the Quantitative sections will be combined.

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EMBA vs MBA: Which is Better? A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing

November 14, 2016

Executive MBAs (or EMBAs) are a lesser-known route to getting an MBA. Generally, applicants tend to think of EMBAs as a “watered-down” MBA – but this may not always be true. In this article, we will discuss the differences between the EMBA vs MBA, the pros and cons of each degree, and explain why it is more or less suitable for applicants in different circumstances.

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Improving your GMAT Verbal Score

November 9, 2016

There are two different lenses through which to view improving your GMAT Verbal Section. The first is tackling and digesting the questions strategically. The second is by stepping back and recognizing why you may find it difficult to rapidly improve your score.

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51 College Admissions Tips: Advice from Admissions Experts

November 7, 2016

The college application process is overwhelming. You have to take standardized tests, write essays, piece together your activities, ask for letters of recommendation, and research schools – all while maintaining good grades and impressive extracurriculars.

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7 UC Application Tips from a UC Former Admissions Officer

November 1, 2016

The University of California application system is a great way to apply to multiple campuses without having to write supplemental essays for each school. It’s a single application for the whole system, which then is submitted from a central data source to separate campuses. If you’re sold on going to school in California, then the UC application is a great choice for you!

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4 Last Minute College Application Tips Before You Press Submit!

October 25, 2016

College applications require a lot of time, energy, and thought. It is never a good idea to leave all of the work for the last minute, but there are certain parts you should be thinking about as deadlines come up. Before you hit submit, here are some last minute college application tips to help you send the best possible applications you can to your dream schools!

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