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What’s the Best GMAT Prep?

Studying for the GMAT can seem like a daunting process, especially considering all of the prep options out there. To ensure you reach your target score, you’ll want to invest in the best GMAT prep available. Most people spend about three months studying for the GMAT. Everyone has different learning styles, and you know best […]

What’s the Best LSAT Prep?

There are many LSAT prep options out there and it can be difficult to decide which are right for you. To ensure you reach your target score, you’ll want to invest in the best LSAT prep available. Most people spend 150-300 hours studying for the LSAT over a period of two to three months. Everyone […]

Taking the LSAT-Flex Online

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Law School Admissions Council [LSAC] is offering what it refers to as LSAT Flex—an online, remotely proctored version of the LSAT—for test takers who were registered for the in-person April, June, July, August, and November 2020 tests that have been canceled in the United States and […]

Passing the USMLE: A Scoring Guide

Your USMLE prep should start by identifying ‘good’ or passing scores. By understanding how your test is scored and setting your score goal early on, you will streamline your studies and ensure a manageable workload along the way. Try our free practice questions or check out our other free resources to get a better feel for where you stand […]

Ultimate Guide to Gap Year Programs

Gap years after high school and before college can take many different shapes. It’s important to prioritize what is important to you when determining how to spend your gap year.   Depending on what your career and educational aspirations are, you might choose to spend a year between high school and college doing one or more of […]

Should You Take a Gap Year After High School?

  You’ve likely heard the term “gap year” before. But what many people don’t understand is that a gap year shouldn’t be treated as a break. Instead, a gap year is a year between high school and college in which you gain experiences that are unique to this time in your life, that will help […]

All About the AAMC’s Shortened MCAT

Since COVID-19 has disrupted MCAT testing for many prospective medical students, the AAMC has increased the number of MCAT administrations between May 29 and September 28, 2020 to 21 administrations. In order to accommodate this increased testing, the AAMC has made adjustments to the MCAT structure and administration processes.  Keep in mind that although you […]

What is Rolling Admissions?

What if I told you that you could get into college as early as September or October of your senior year? Instead of waiting until December, January, or even later for your decisions, you could go through your senior year with less stress knowing that you are already accepted to a great college. This can […]

How To Deal With Test Anxiety

ACT,  GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, and SAT are acronyms that induce strong emotions from students who are applying to college or graduate school. Ditto for your average Algebra or US History exam. Testing is a stressful process for many students. I’m sure some of you are feeling your palms start to sweat by just reading […]

UC Admissions Guide: Top Application Tips

The University of California Application or UC Application is the common application for all 8 universities in the University of California system: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz. Whether you are applying to one UC university or all 8, you will complete a single UC application. All […]