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5 Things to Know Before Applying to Caltech

By - Jul 11, 09:22 AM   Comments [0]

US News ranked Caltech #10 this year, a place it’s held pretty consistently over the last few years.   In the last decade, after moving up and down in the top ten, Caltech has settled on the outer fringe of this bracket, despite its high overlap...

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Masters vs. PhD: Graduate Degree Options

By - Jul 1, 02:55 AM   Comments [0]

Following the completion of your bachelor’s degree, you may be considering further education in your field to pursue your academic passions. Or, perhaps you are at professional crossroads, and feel that pursuing a graduate degree may enable your pivot into a new industry, or enhance...

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3 Keys to Networking for Graduate School

By - Jun 30, 02:48 AM   Comments [0]

Elite graduate school admissions is competitive, and applicants have to work hard to juggle the many different elements that go into making a competitive admissions profile. Things like great grades, excellent GRE scores, and a polished resume oftentimes can only get you in the door...

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Science Degree: Not Just for Doctors and Scientists Anymore

By - Apr 20, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Most people assume that a science degree is only meant for those folks who plan to get a Ph.D. in science or go to medical school. What might surprise you is that a science degree actually is a MAJOR advantage in a lot more career...

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MBA Essay Writing Tip #11: Explaining Career Transitions

By - Apr 15, 20:00 PM   Comments [0]

Ever wonder how to write about a career transition? LOADS of people do. It’s a tricky situation in real life, and that makes it even harder to write about. You’ll want to come off as confident and determined, not apologetic or insecure. Take this example: “Contemplating my GameSoft...

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HBS: 5 Things You Need to Know Before You Apply

By - Apr 7, 13:40 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to HBS this year? Those essays giving you night sweats? Not sure how to stand out from the crowd of impressive applicants? Take a breath. The key to HBS (or any b-school, for that matter) is understanding what the school’s about. So what is HBS all...

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5 Reasons You Should Get a College Internship

By - Apr 3, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve just finished up your freshman year of college, and you’re looking forward to a break from all things school-related for a bit. While you’ve certainly earned some time off, you could be missing out an opportunity that could pay off in big ways down...

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Close to Home or Far Away?

By - Mar 26, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve gotten accepted to two excellent schools: one is a half hour away from home. The other is across the country. The pros and cons of both are the same in every other way. Now what do you do? How does location factor into which...

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College Application Planning Tips for High School Sophomores

By - Mar 15, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Proud of your high GPA and solid extracurricular participation, you watch as freshman year fades into your rearview. The freshly paved sophomore freeway lies ahead, and you’re in the driver’s seat now. To be fair, Mom or Dad’s probably riding shotgun, but that’s only in the...

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How to Create a Video Essay for Your MBA Application

By - Feb 15, 23:48 PM   Comments [0]

You sit down at your desk, a cup of coffee in hand and ready to write. You’re all set to author the great American MBA essay, the 500 to 1,200 words that will get you into your dream school, take your career to the next...

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