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The GMAT stands for Graduate Management Admission Test.
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GMAT vs GRE: What’s the Difference?

The GMAT is primarily designed to test for readiness for graduate business school programs vs. the GRE which tests for grad school readiness in a broader range of programs. Both are widely accepted and can be taken online or at test centers. There are notable differences in structure, content, and flexibility. Applying to graduate school …
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4-Year Colleges with Open Admission

College acceptance (or rejection) letters can be a source of stress for many applicants. For other students, they may not have achieved the grades needed to get into selective schools and don’t necessarily want to start out at a community college. But have you heard of “open admission colleges?”  Open admission colleges are schools that …
A college advisor talking to their student.
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A Guide to College Planning Advisors

Using paid college planning advisors certainly has its benefits but it’s not necessary for everyone. Some students manage to get clarity on college planning by researching online resources. However, others find that sifting through the amount of information available on the internet can be overwhelming. That’s not entirely surprising considering the number of colleges scattered …
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Guide to Khan Academy (And How It Can Help Your Education)

For the classroom-loving students in the room, more school outside of school may sound super fun. And for the not-so-classroom-loving students, it may not sound so appealing. Regardless of how you initially feel, it can boost your education. Let’s rewrite the script on outside-of-the-classroom learning. This resource may just become your new best friend so …
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Do Colleges Reject “Overqualified” Students?

You may have heard from a friend of a friend that they were rejected from Harvard University even though they had a perfect application! Or you heard from a 2nd cousin on the other side of the family that their cousin was rejected from a school with a 50% acceptance rate simply because they were …
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April College Planning Calendar

April is such an important month for high school students who are planning to go to college, but it can be overwhelming to keep track of all of the academic calendar dates. Since there are so many dates to keep up with during this busy time of the year, we suggest having a college planning …
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The “Why [this] major” Essay Guide

When you’re applying for college, a lot of schools will use the Common App or Common Application essay prompts. It may seem nerve-wracking to have to write on one of these common supplemental essay prompts, especially when it asks about which major you want to choose. We’ve come up with essay guides on the “Why …
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10 Awesome Podcasts for High School Students

Podcasts are taking the world by storm and they’re not just for typical adult topics. They range in a variety of topics and are very informative, especially for high school students who want to hear about all things college and beyond. Podcasts aren’t boring conversations anymore! There are science podcasts, thought-provoking podcasts, and even funny …

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