5 steps to choosing a grad school

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 11:26:00 AM


Considering applying to grad school? Your first step needs to be researching programs and specialties, and finding out what works best for you. However, doing all this can definitely be confusing--how can you make sense of the hundreds of options out there?

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Topics: Grad School Admissions, Law School Admissions

10 steps to acing the graduate school admissions interview

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 4:33:00 PM


In addition to submitting your application, it is very likely that you’ll also have to partake in an interview as part of the graduate school admissions process. Take solace: Although the interview can be a stressful experience, the fact that you have made it to the interview round tells you that you are a serious contender for a seat in the program—and that means it’s a cause for happiness and celebration!

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Topics: Grad School Admissions, Law School Admissions

What are your reasons for applying to graduate school?

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 4:58:00 PM


There are many reasons you might be considering graduate school. Some of them are downright bad reasons. Two of the most common good ones are:

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Topics: Grad School Admissions, Law School Admissions

3 Key Features of the Best GRE Prep Classes, Part III

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 9:00:00 AM


In Part II of this series, I explored how the best GRE prep classes teach key test concepts: they present accurate illustrations of GRE questions, which includes practice problems, and they provide simple, readily remembered labels for common question constructions and applicable solution strategies. In this final post, I'll discuss who teaches the best GRE prep classes--namely, top scoring instructors who expertly engage their students. I'll explain top scores first and then talk a bit about expert engagement.

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Topics: GRE prep

Decide your GRE test date with our free "When To Take the GRE" guide!

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 12:56:00 PM

Deciding when to take the GRE can be tough and confusing. The deadline for taking the GRE will vary dramatically depending on the admission procedures of each school to which you apply, the specific program, and the term in which you are planning to enroll.

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Topics: GRE prep

Applying to graduate school? Here are 10 articles you need to read.

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 9:00:00 AM


Thinking about applying to grad school? Then my 10-part Gearing Up for Grad School series is a great way to get started. I cover every important aspect of the application process, give tips, and provide guidance on how you can most effectively obtain, complete, and submit your grad school applications.

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Topics: Grad School Admissions, Law School Admissions

When to read the question stem in GRE short passages

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 9:00:00 AM


Many students ask the question, "When doing short Reading Comprehension passages on the GRE, should I read the question stem before reading the passage itself?" The answer is an emphatic "No." However, we would like to take a moment to explain the reasoning behind this recommendation:

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Topics: GRE Prep: Verbal, GRE prep

What are the components of your grad school application?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 2:38:00 PM


Almost all grad school applications will ask for the same things, year after year:

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Topics: Grad School Admissions, Law School Admissions