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What to do after you’ve been deferred

December 27, 2016, Posted In Early Decision/Action
Stephen

Deferrals and rejections are an unfortunate part of the college application process that high school seniors will confront each year. While we encourage families to hope for the best, it’s equally important to be prepared for an unfavorable decision following Early Decision/Early Action applications. Here are some useful tips for students whose early applications have been deferred: Keep your head … Continue reading What to do after you’ve been deferred

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Differences between Early Decision & Early Action

October 14, 2016, Posted In Applying Early
Stephen

Early Decision (ED) and Early Action (EA) plans are designed for students who have carefully narrowed down a list of colleges and understand the advantages (and potential risks) of applying early. Here are the primary differences to be aware of between both rounds: Early Decision (ED) is the earliest round in which a student can apply. Applications … Continue reading Differences between Early Decision & Early Action

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What is on the MCAT?

September 7, 2016, Posted In Medical School
Stephen

Last spring the MCAT changed in significant ways, from subject matter to test length to scoring scale. The older version is no longer available. Here are some of the more notable changes: More test topics and prerequisites with the current MCAT. There are three additional semesters’ worth of material: college-level biochemistry, introductory psychology and introductory … Continue reading What is on the MCAT?

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