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Writing Graduate Application Essays Made Easy

Unlike college application essays, questions for graduate personal statements or admission essays, are more inclined to ask for career plans and research experiences. Since applicants are already past the undergraduate years, they are expected to have more concrete ideas regarding what they want or like to pursue in life. Some universities ask common questions that […]

What is the ACT?

American College Testing publishes the ACT as an examination to measure a student’s ability in math, verbal comprehension and problem solving. The ACT is a college-entrance test that was introduced in 1959 as a competitor to the College Board’s Scholastic Aptitude Test (now SAT). Students who perform poorly on the SAT often find that they […]

How To Ace The College Interview

Students are often intimidated by the college interview process because they don’t know what they’re getting into, nor do they know how best to prepare. College interviews are a great way to demonstrate a student’s interest to a college admissions office. The more a student demonstrates his interest in the college the more the college […]

Getting Into Graduate School

The GRE General Test is the most widely accepted college admission exam for graduate school. This test strives to measure the knowledge that test takers have gained over long periods of time (like through their undergraduate programs).

Internships: A Career Move For You?

An internship is an opportunity for job-seekers to gain experience in the business world without having to work a full-time job. Internships are placements, generally for students, where the intern works for lower pay than if they were hired employees. An internship has a set duration of time, as well. The benefit of an internship […]

The Benefits Of Student Exchanges

Maybe you’ve considered travel. I used to think that I would travel when I was done school. Then, it occurred to me: there’s no time like the present. Going on exchange was the best thing that I could have done. Here are a few reasons that studying abroad is great: