Legacy Applicants

There is a book that has come out this year featuring a compilation of research articles by scholars and journalists on the topic of legacy admission to colleges. The book is entitled Affirmative Action for the Rich and this title fittingly reflects the author’s, Richard Kahlenberg’s, viewpoint on the subject. … 

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MCAT Prep

Changes are coming to the medical school entrance exam (the MCAT), says the American Association of Medical Colleges. But fear not test-takers…the changes won’t go into effect until 2015 (for the incoming class of college freshmen). According to “The Yale Daily News,” the changes will encompass: “updating the exam’s two … 

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Brown University Students

There is an interesting article today in “The Brown Daily Herald” that discusses what Brown University students intend to do after they graduate from college. 25% don’t know what to do. 35% plan to enroll in graduate school. And 25% plan to get jobs (for the previous class of Brown … 

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The Student Visa Interview

For international students applying to colleges in the United States, we’d like to offer you some tips on preparing for the student visa interview at your U.S. consulate. – “Ties that bind.” It’s imperative that you demonstrate to the interviewer that you intend to return to your native country after … 

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International Applicants to Brown University

This year, 14% of admitted students to Brown University hail from outside of the United States. According to “The Brown Daily Herald,” topping the list of countries from which its admitted students reside are China (57), India (34), and the United Kingdom (33). Said Brown University Dean of Admission Jon … 

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