Entries by erinnelson

When should I take the LSAT (2021-2022)?

The LSAT is typically administered nine times per year: January, February, March, April, June, July, September, October, and November. After the final upcoming LSAT-Flex tests in April and June of 2020, the LSAT will be offered 8 times over the following year, with tests in each month besides July, September, December or May (full calendar below). Each test […]

What is the NAPLEX?

NAPLEX stands for North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination. The NAPLEX is issued by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP®) and is utilized by the boards of pharmacy as part of their assessment of competence to practice pharmacy. NABP represents each of the 50 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, and […]

NAPLEX Registration and Test Day

The NAPLEX is administered year-round on business days. There are several steps in registering for the exam. As of this printing, the fee for the exam is $575. (Also, be sure to check with your local board of pharmacy for its fees.)   Contact the board of pharmacy in the state in which you want […]

Your Business School Application & Admission

When it comes to applying to business school, think of yourself as “the product.” Your application is your marketing document. Marketing yourself doesn’t mean that you should exaggerate or embellish the facts. It simply means that you need to make a lucid and convincing presentation. Everything on your application should contribute to an overall picture […]

Is Optometry School Right For You?

The decision to become an optometrist is not one to be taken lightly. You’ll have to commit to several additional years of school, you’ll have a heavy course load, and once you graduate, you’ll literally be responsible for one of the most important aspects of people’s lives—their sight. And you’ll most likely be taking on […]

Grad School Application Guide

Applying to grad school can be stressful and time-consuming. If you don’t plan ahead enough, you may miss critical deadlines, not give recommenders enough notice, or not turn in the best application possible. Whether you are just beginning to think about grad school, getting ready to prep for the GRE, or about to start working […]

Pharmacy School Applications Guide

By familiarizing yourself with pharmacy school cycle deadlines, requirements, and best practices ahead of time, you will ease the pressure of your upcoming application process and better your chances at admission. Getting into pharmacy school can be one of the most frustrating, exhausting, and if you get in, exhilarating experiences of your life. Applications, recommendations, […]

ADEA AADSAS: Dental School Application

The American Dental Education Association’s Associated American Dental Schools Application Service (ADEA AADSAS) is the centralized application service for all U.S. dental schools. Applications for dental school are usually released in May of the year before matriculation, and you can usually submit your dental school application as early as June. There is no AADSAS application […]

Getting Into Dental School: Essays, Recommendations, and Interviews

Essay… Personal Statement… Statement of Purpose… Candidate’s Admission Statement… These terms bring a shiver to the spine of many a potential dental student. You should think of the application essay, however, as an opportunity to show admissions officers what you’re made of. They want to know why you want to attend their optometry program and this […]

Is Dental School Right for You?

Before you apply to dental school, one crucial question you should ask yourself is “Why are you going?” Although you are not expected to map out your entire life plan, you should be able to provide at least a thoughtful, well-reasoned response. There are plenty of great reasons to pursue a career as a dentist. […]