The MBA Tour Hosts Events Across North America in 2015

January 28, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Admissions

If you’re considering pursuing an MBA degree, attending an MBA fair is a great place to start. The MBA Tour is hosting 6 events across North America this winter 2015. What are the benefits of attending an MBA Tour conference? Hear from students who have attended: 1:1 INTERACTION WITH ADMISSION REPRESENTATIVES MeetUp Sessions provide an […]

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Should I work before going to graduate school?

January 26, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In Grad Admissions

If you’re a junior or senior in college and thinking about life after graduation, this is a question you likely have asked yourself. While continuing your education and going directly to graduate school may seem like a comforting and secure alternative to applying for jobs and joining the “real world,” there are some distinct advantages […]

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How will the SAT change next year?

January 26, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In College Admissions

Last year, the College Board announced that it will be redesigning the SAT for Spring 2016. Current sophomores and their parents should research the new test to make an informed decision with regard to standardized testing. Will you still take the current SAT in 2015, or the new SAT in 2016? Or should you consider […]

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What are the pros and cons of the ACT?

January 16, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In College Admissions

The ACT is a college admissions achievement test that measures a student’s knowledge of academic subjects through multiple-choice questions. It is comprised of five subject areas: English, Math, Reading, Science, and Writing. All five components are mandatory except the ACT writing component, which is an optional essay. Your child should check with their prospective colleges […]

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Should I get my MBA part-time?

January 9, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Admissions

MBA programs are one of the most popular graduate degrees. An MBA does not only boost your skill set in business administration, but it is also an effective degree for career advancement. If you plan on pursuing an MBA, you’re likely already employed so the option of a full-time or part-time program is a question […]

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How to plan for graduate school

January 9, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In Grad School Planning

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. Identify your subject area and degree program You must first start […]

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Which college campus setting is right for you?

January 9, 2015 By Marc Zawel, Posted In College Admissions

With the new year underway, now is a great time to start planning your child’s college visits for spring break. To help you narrow down your list of college visits, start by determining which type of campus setting is the best fit for your child. Rural, suburban and urban campuses each have their own advantages […]

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How to define your MBA career goals

September 21, 2014 By Marc Zawel, Posted In MBA Admissions

Defining your career goals can be a daunting task. As a kid, you may have wanted to be a cowboy or firefighter. But now, your true career path is coming into view. If you are looking beyond business school, you must be prepared to talk about your career goals, in both the short- and long-term. […]

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Why universities want “active” students

September 21, 2014 By Stephen Friedfeld, Posted In Activity Involvement

College admissions can be daunting for high school students – competitive colleges consider strong academics, compelling essays, a flawless interview, glowing letters of recommendation and high scores on standardized tests. With all of these factors, why do colleges also stress that they seek students who have extracurricular involvement and leadership? Consider the following: Colleges are […]

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