Best MCAT Prep Books
So you want to be a doctor when you grow up? Many aspects of you—the person—will be scrutinized and ultimately judged before you’re accepted into medical school. The MCAT, however, is the gateway, and it can either swing open or shut. You can explain a marginal GPA due to extenuating circumstances, but the MCAT is […]
When to Take the MCAT
Timing is a crucial element when deciding how to prepare for and when to take the MCAT. Taking the MCAT prematurely can lead to a score below your potential, whereas taking it too late can disrupt your medical school admissions process. I have taken the MCAT twice: once between my sophomore and junior years of […]
How Long Should a GRE Essay be?
Usually, if someone is asked what they got on the GRE, it’s normal to address your Verbal and Quantitative score. If written out, some people won’t even take the time to write something along the lines of “156 Verbal, 158 Quantitative.” They will simply use V and Q to denote the sections. Many test-takers tend […]
How Long Should You Prepare for the GRE?
How long to prepare for the GRE is an essential question. There are very few activities in life where we do not have to answer similar questions. Can you imagine going on a backpacking trip without figuring out how long you will be gone for prior to leaving? You could run out of food and […]
How to Study for GRE Vocab
The GRE has two big monsters that most of us fear when we think about taking the exam: mathematical formulas and obscure vocabulary words. Preparing for the Verbal Reasoning section and all of the potential unknown words can feel daunting. In this article we will discuss how to study for GRE vocab efficiently. You want […]
Best GRE Test Prep Books
I absolutely love food. My dad has always said I need to make sure I marry someone who has the budget to feed me. However, I don’t just want any food, I have a deep desire to eat authentic cuisine. Sure, I can get tacos at Chipotle, but will it really compare to eating them […]
What is the gre
Last week, my little sister had a career advisor guest speak in her undergraduate psychology class. He asked the students, “Who knows what the GRE is?” She was the only one who raised her hand. When I found out, I definitely had a proud big sister moment. This situation clearly demonstrates how common the question, […]
Which Is Easier: GMAT or GRE?
The twenty first century is one of options. Think about the number of options most of us have just to go out on a Friday night: we can drive a car, call an Uber, or hop on a scsooter that can likely be found on the nearest corner. The Economist just released an article about […]
What is the SAT Reasoning Test
The SAT Reasoning Test is the old name for the SAT–which has also been called the “SAT I” and has been officially renamed the SAT as of 2016. However, because the SAT was called the SAT Reasoning Test for so many years, people still regularly use the phrase SAT Reasoning Test to differentiate between the […]
What is the SAT out of?
Last year more than 2 million students took the SAT. As you prepare to take the test, you might be wondering about the way it’s scored. Most simply, what is the SAT out of? The test has gone through some scoring changes over the years. And your report can be a little complicated. So in […]