The following is a guest post written by Anna Carapellotti of Admissionado, a premier college admissions consulting company focused on helping students get into their dream schools. Often, these final college application essays are the toughest essays to tackle, assuming that you already exerted significant effort on essay-writing this winter. So, what’s the best way to buckle down and hammer out a great essay when you have little time to do so? Here is a five-step approach to quickly (and effectively!) write a college application essay: 1. Read the prompt This may sound like a painfully obvious first step, but many applicants ... Read More About 5 Quick Tips for Writing a College Application Essay
We all know eating healthy is good for your body—from giving you the appropriate amounts of nutrients to keeping illnesses at bay, consuming healthy food has many benefits. But did you know that eating healthy is also good for your brain—so much so that it can even help improve your test scores? It’s true! Eating healthy can improve your test scores by helping your brain refuel and stay energized, essentially. The brain is one of the most important and hard-working body parts. Wondering how exactly you can eat healthy to improve those test scores? Read on. Why eating healthy can improve test scores Countless studies have f ... Read More About How Eating Healthy Can Improve Test Scores
Melissa, who specializes in English tutoring, writing tutoring, and a number of other subjects, shared her college experience below. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oregon State University in 2012. Check out what she had to say: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Melissa: I did my undergraduate work at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. The town had around 60,000 people and the school had around 18,000 students. The University was a huge part of the community and public transportation was free for all OSU students. I usually took the city bus or rode my bike around campus. Corvallis i ... Read More About A Day in the Life at Oregon State University
If you’re applying to graduate school, you’re probably thinking about taking an entrance exam as part of your application. For law school, it’s the LSAT. For medical school, it’s the MCAT. For other graduate programs, the choice may not be as straightforward, especially if you’re applying to business school. This may lead you to ask, “Should I Take the GMAT or GRE?” Deciding if you should take the GMAT or GRE ultimately depends on a number of factors. In addition to the GMAT, most MBA programs now accept the GRE as well. So which exam should you select? Here are four areas to consider: 1. What are yo ... Read More About Should I Take the GMAT or GRE?
You may have noticed that we’ve changed the way we talk about teaching, learning, testing, and studying. There’s a specific language involved; a breaking down of the various ways we, as individuals, learn. If you’ve heard the phrase, project-based learning, you might be wondering what exactly it means. Project-based learning emphasizes real-world scenarios and a deep understanding of subject material. Unlike some other learning concepts, project-based learning isn’t so different from what you’d expect based on the name. Other methods of learning may focus on presenting information and expecting students to m ... Read More About What is Project-Based Learning?