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What’s Tested on the IELTS Writing Section?

The Writing module consists of two tasks that must be completed in a total of 60 minutes.You are given one answer sheet for both Task 1 and Task 2 answers. It does not matter where on the answer sheet you write your answers. You can start with Task 1 and do Task 2 afterwards, or […]

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 […]

Guide to LSAT Logic Games

Logic games is an area many LSAT test takers struggle with at first. Each game presents its own challenges and may leave the test-taker unsure of where to start. Kaplan’s five step method to logic games increases your speed and accuracy while decreasing the stress of logic games. Once you master the Kaplan Logic Games […]

5 Ways to Stand Out to Residency Programs

You’ve found the residency programs that fit your interests. Now you want to stand out for the best chance to match with your top-ranked choices. There are a number of things you can do throughout med school that can influence a residency program director’s decision to invite you to interview.   It’s no surprise that residency programs […]

What’s tested on the IELTS Reading Section

The Reading module consists of 40 questions based on three passages, with a total of 2,000 to 2,750 words on average. You are advised to spend 20 minutes on each passage and its questions, and there is no time at the end to transfer your answers to the answer sheet. Answers must be written on […]

What’s tested on the IELTS Speaking Section

The Speaking module is conducted by an IELTS examiner who will meet with you for a one-to-one session. The total time required for the Speaking module is 11–14 minutes, and consists of three parts. The examiner is responsible for timing all parts of the test. In Part 1 and Part 2, the examiner follows a […]

What’s Tested on the IELTS Listening Section

The Listening module consists of four recorded sections, each containing ten questions, and takes 30 minutes to complete. You will only hear each recording once so you must be prepared to know what to listen for. You are not expected to have any specialist knowledge, but you should be able to deal with a range […]

Getting Into Law School

You’ve already been through the college selection process and probably think you know what you’re up against as you evaluate which law schools best fit your needs and goals. Geography…cost…academic reputation…you’re familiar with these criteria in weighing your choices. But, law school selection in some aspects is more important. Your choice can have an outsize […]