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SAT or ACT? Tips for Deciding and Top Study Resources
February 8, 2022 | College Application College Search Press Standardized Tests Uncategorized
SAT or ACT? Tips for Deciding and Top Study Resources

The ACT and SAT are more similar now than ever before since the 2016 redesign of the SAT. But while the two exams have similar features, they do still differ enough that your choice of which to take matters. Deciding which standardized…

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Three Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention To The SAT Redesign
February 2, 2022 | College Application College Search Press Standardized Tests
Three Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention To The SAT Redesign

The College Board recently announced the SAT will shift from a traditional paper-and-pencil test to a digital exam in 2024. In addition to moving to a digital format, the 2024 SAT will undergo several format changes. To read more about…

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What Non-Traditional Applicants Should Consider When Applying To Medical School
February 1, 2022 | College Application Medical Admissions Medical School Admissions Consulting Press
What Non-Traditional Applicants Should Consider When Applying To Medical School

Medical school applications have skyrocketed. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the number of applications in this last year’s admissions cycle was up 18% over the previous year’s totals. With this increase, it is clear that medical school admissions…

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January Medical News
January 28, 2022 | Newsletter
January Medical News

With the new year comes a new set of challenges for direct medical and medical school applicants. Students continue to prepare for interviews, navigating the differing formats between a traditional BS/MD interview and MMI interviews.  Some programs skip the interview…

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SAT Is Making Significant Changes, Here’s What You Need To Know
January 25, 2022 | College Application College Search Press Standardized Tests
SAT Is Making Significant Changes, Here’s What You Need To Know

The SAT is making significant changes by moving to officially being a fully digital test, according to an announcement from the College Board on Tuesday. While the test will still not be able to be taken at home, the test…

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Got Waitlisted At Your Top College Choice? Here’s What You Should Do Next
January 24, 2022 | College Application Deferral Press Waitlist
Got Waitlisted At Your Top College Choice? Here's What You Should Do Next

If you have been deferred from your top universities you have got few options in front of you. First, decide if the university is still your top option. Is the university still your “dream school?” Or have things changed since…

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5 Tips for Getting the Most Financial Aid For School
January 19, 2022 | College Application Press Scholarships and Financial Aid
5 Tips for Getting the Most Financial Aid For School

With spring's arrival, financial aid is on the minds of every family with a senior in the household.  The amount of financial aid can make or break many student's final college decision and can be the deciding factor in whether…

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6 Quick Tips to Help You Ace Your Grad School Interview
January 12, 2022 | Interview Press
6 Quick Tips to Help You Ace Your Grad School Interview

If you're applying to graduate programs, you're likely to be preparing for an interview in the near future. While not every grad school requires an interview before extending an offer of admission, programs that do ask for interviews require careful…

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January Admissions News
January 5, 2022 | Newsletter
January Admissions News

Happy New Year from the counselors at Moon Prep! As we look into 2022, January always seems like the perfect time to reflect on successes and set goals for the coming year. During the holidays, there seems to be no…

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Early Assurance Programs For Future Physicians
December 23, 2021 | College Application Medical Admissions Medical School Admissions Consulting Press
Early Assurance Programs For Future Physicians

Undergraduate students who want to avoid the lengthy medical school application process should check out Early Assurance Programs. These programs allow undergraduate students to get accepted as early as their sophomore early to medical school. Another bonus is that many…

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