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University of Michigan writing supplement

September 15, 2016, Posted In Supplemental essays

Essay #1 (Required for all applicants. Approximately 250 words.) Everyone belongs to many different communities and/or groups defined by (among other things) shared geography, religion, ethnicity, income, cuisine, interest, race, ideology, or intellectual heritage. Choose one of the communities to which you belong, and describe that community and your place within it. This question is […]

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What is on the MCAT?

September 7, 2016, Posted In Medical School

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 […]

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Should I get a Ph.D.?

September 6, 2016, Posted In Graduate Admissions

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 […]

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Final checklist for Round 1 applications

September 6, 2016, Posted In MBA Application Round

With Round 1 MBA deadlines right around the corner, it’s important to finalize your applications and run though a final checklist to ensure you’ve put your best foot forward. Here is a quick checklist of questions to ask yourself prior to clicking submit: Did you proofread? Carve out some time to edit your application for […]

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Five great schools for career placement

September 5, 2016, Posted In For Seniors

With the rising cost of college and an increasingly competitive job market, your child’s upcoming applications should consider more than just their four year education. While each of the following five schools are distinguished by their location, size and culture, they all maintain the necessary resources when it comes to career placement for recent graduates. […]

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