HMX – Harvard Medical School’s Online Option for Everyone

By - May 10, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

I was recently contacted about a fascinating new program at Harvard Medical School called HMX Fundamentals. I wanted to learn more, and I’m delighted to have AST listeners learn more along with me since I’m talking to today to Dr. Michael Parker, Harvard Medical...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 10)

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Verbal During the military takeover, the constitution was not abolished, but some of its clauses temporarily were _____________ as the armed forces took over the administration. A. suspended B. notarized C. under construction D. put in abeyance E. left undefined F. widely promulgated Correct Answer – A and D  – (click and drag your...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 9)

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Math A group of freshmen, juniors, and seniors are going on a school trip. The number of seniors is 60% of the number of juniors, which is 50% of the number of freshmen. If there are at least 150 students on the trip, then which of...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 8)

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Verbal Woolf ____________ conventional notions of truth: in her words, one cannot receive from any lecture “a nugget of pure truth” to wrap up between the pages of one’s notebook and keep on the mantelpiece forever. A. anticipates B. articulates C. makes light of D. mocks E. pays heed to F. puts...

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Obtaining Graduate Assistantships

By - May 7, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Assistantships are a way of funding your graduate education. They are more often awarded to PhD students than to master’s students (though a department may sometimes have funding available for exceptional master’s students). You may be awarded a Teaching Assistantship (meaning you help teach a...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 5)

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Math A container is full. After 3 liters of its contents are poured out, the container is full. How many liters would need to be poured back in to refill the container? Correct Answer – 15 – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion...

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First Drafts Of Personal Statements: Let Yourself Go

By - May 4, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Writing the first draft of your personal statement is probably the hardest part of the whole application process. And it makes sense – it’s not easy to capture so much of your experience onto a single page. Moving Your First Draft from Just OK to Simply...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 4)

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Verbal A perfectionist is someone who feels _______ when he makes even the most minuscule of errors. ❑ vexation ❑ hostility ❑ indifference ❑ chagrin ❑ condemnation ❑ bafflement Correct Answer – A and D – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the Day – Click to...

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Wall Street: Here I Come!

By - May 3, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s guest is Patrick Curtis, CEO & Co-founder of Wall Street Oasis. Patrick graduated from Williams College in 2002 and worked as an Investment Banking Analyst for Rothschild & Co for two years. He then joined Tailwind Capital as a Private Equity Associate in 2005...

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GRE Question of the Day (May 3)

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Math Question 4: In 2005, the ratio of the average annual cost to attend a private university to the average annual cost to attend a public university was the same as it was in 1990. If the average annual cost to attend a public university in...

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