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"Are Prestigious Private Colleges Worth the Cost?"

I love when my readers suggest topics and posts for me! Today’s Wall Street Journal has an interesting discussion among a high school senior, a recruiting director for a major professional services firm, and a college professor, about whether or not prestigious colleges are worth the money. The article is here.

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The Path to Medical School: Your New and "Improved" MCAT

The MCAT stands for Medical College Admissions Test and is required in order to be accepted to any type of medical school. I will forewarn you now, the MCAT use to be awful, starting this year, it somehow got worse. 1,644 more words

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The Waiting Game - Round 2

So the holidays are over, I know I’m moving to a foreign country but don’t know when, they did confirm I’d be a “spring departure” but when in March would I leave?! 580 more words


The Waiting Game - Round 1

So my in-person interview was November 16th. I proceeded to check my email daily for a hint on whether I’d been accepted into the program or not. 91 more words


Application Process - The In Person Interview

Now the part everyone gets so nervous about (myself included). The in person interview was very interesting. I had my phone interview in early October and therefore had about a month to prepare for the in person interview. 1,432 more words


FAFSA Deadlines are Approaching

and rapidly! Just because the “official” federal FAFSA deadline for next school year isn’t until next June doesn’t mean you can wait. Why? Because every school and various state aid organizations have their own deadlines, most of which are either Feb. 88 more words


Company 1 Update

I applied to company 1 a long time ago, it was the first application I’d done and about two weeks ago, I got rejected.

So after the online application I waited awhile to hear about numerical/verbal tests but they eventually came and I passed them (I’ve done too many now that I recognised the questions…). 424 more words