Entries by erinnelson

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. […]

When Should I Take the MCAT (2021)?

There are 31 MCAT test dates to choose from in 2021. When deciding on an MCAT test date, consider the fact that you’ll need 3-5 months to study and that your MCAT scores should be ready by the time medical school applications open in June. Other factors include whether or not you want a weekend test […]

When should I take the LSAT (2020)?

The LSAT is given nine times a year: January, February, March, April, June, July, September, October, and November. Each test is composed of the same types of questions, the same types of sections and either 100 or 101 questions–or in the rare case of December 2010, 102. The seats are filled with talented, capable people who want […]

2019-2020 LSAT Test Changes

In October 2018, the Law School Admission Council made two announcements about 2019 LSAT test changes with the stated goal of modernizing law school admissions and easing the process of applying to law school for students taking the LSAT in summer 2019 and beyond. [ GOOD TO KNOW: Top 4 Tips and Strategies for the Digital […]