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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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
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?
Not everyone is ready for a doctorate (Ph.D.) and not everyone is suited for one. A Ph.D. is the highest academic degree a student can earn and sets you up for careers in academia, research or consulting. The degree is for those who are truly passionate about an academic field in which they hope to … Continue reading Should I get a Ph.D.?
Are you eager to go to graduate school after finishing your undergraduate degree? If you’re hoping to enter graduate school, it is imperative to start planning early so you can attain all the experiences, skills, requirements and self-awareness necessary to be a competitive applicant. Here are five things you can be working on now to … Continue reading Planning for graduate school