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The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT): Where To Start
July 31, 2020 | Medical Admissions Standardized Tests
The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT): Where To Start

 The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) is one of the most important components of an application for students applying to enroll in Medical School to pursue a Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) or Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. This is a…

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Quoted: Is It Time to Seriously Consider an Online School for Your Child?
July 29, 2020 | Online Courses Press Standardized Tests
Quoted: Is It Time to Seriously Consider an Online School for Your Child?

Online learning isn't new, but it is certainly new to many families. As the coming school year approaches, parents are evaluating every option available. Some are choosing to homeschool, some families are sending their children to school even if this…

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3 Ways High School Students Should Be Using LinkedIn
July 24, 2020 | College Application Linkedin
3 Ways High School Students Should Be Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn is often considered a place for college students and working professionals to connect, which means it isn't usually a resource that high schoolers tap into just yet. This is a huge misconception: LinkedIn can be a great place for…

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How Many Colleges Should You Apply To?
July 17, 2020 | College Search Press
How Many Colleges Should You Apply To?

With college admissions becoming more selective each year, building a solid college list is more important than ever. One of the number one question our counselors are asked is, "how many schools should be on my college list?" The answer…

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What are BS/MD programs?
July 16, 2020 | Medical Admissions Press
What are BS/MD programs?

The pre-med student’s search for a undergraduate program is different than many other majors, as their undergraduate decisions hold a heavy weight on their future medical career. For a few high-achieving students, there's a fast track option to their career…

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What to Know About College Admissions Forums
July 10, 2020 | College Application College Search Press
What to Know About College Admissions Forums

When it comes to the college search, everyone is looking for that “insider advice.” That’s where online forums like Reddit and Quora come in, with the ability to send in a question about a college and potentially receive an answer…

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What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Choosing Community College?
July 8, 2020 | College Application College Search Gap Year Paying for College Press
What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Choosing Community College?

Every year, seniors weigh their options for that coming fall—everything from gap years to which route is the fastest path to an affordable degree. Many articles note the time and money theoretically saved by transferring from a community college to…

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Best Resources for Finding College Scholarships
July 3, 2020 | Press Scholarships and Financial Aid
Best Resources for Finding College Scholarships

Following our webinar focused on helping students start their hunt for scholarships, we know how important it is to diversify your areas of search when it comes to building your scholarship list. Our advice? Start local, branch out to local…

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What Are The Biggest Mistakes Students Make When They Apply to College?
July 1, 2020 | College Application College Search Early Admission Press
What Are The Biggest Mistakes Students Make When They Apply to College?

When applying to colleges, students might be making crucial mistakes without even realizing it. When writing their essays, asking for letters of recommendation, and even when listing their classes on the Common App, students might be making silly mistakes that…

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Are Online MBAs A Good Idea?
June 24, 2020 | College Application College Search Online Courses Press
Are Online MBAs A Good Idea?

If you are thinking about doing an MBA program, you might not even be considering doing an online MBA. Before, online programs didn’t always have the best reputation, but that trend is beginning to change as they allow students to…

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