Monthly Archives: March 2012

How Many Times Can You Take the SAT?

Many students have misconstrued ideas about how many times they should take the SAT. Some think that you should only take it once, whereas others think they should take it as many times as possible. Before you make a decision, … Continue reading

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Pre-Med Programs (Part 2): Combined & Accelerated Programs

So, of course, with every rule there is an exception. In Part 1 of this post, I reviewed the general course of study for students who consider themselves Pre-Med and stressed that (usually) there are not official “Pre-Med” majors. There are … Continue reading

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College Trivia: Round 4

Question: When you apply to college, how many U.S. valedictorians do you think you are competing with? (Warning! This number may shock you!) Answer: More than 27,000! Approximately 2.94 million U.S. students graduate from more than 27,000 high schools each … Continue reading

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Pre-Med Programs (Part 1): What do I major in?

Many students aspire to go to medical school, but most universities do not offer “Pre-Med” majors. So what do you study as an undergrad? Part 1 of this post will give you the DL on general Pre-Med tracks & Part … Continue reading

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College Trivia: Round 3

Question: The average freshman gains how many pounds during their first year? Answer: Between 4-8 Many freshmen do gain weight during their first year of college, but it may not be as much as the popular term “Freshman 15” indicates. … Continue reading

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College Trivia: Round 2

Question: At which university can you pick out a lobster from a tank and have it cooked fresh to order?   Answer: Virginia Tech Hardly the options of your average college campus, lobster dishes and London broil can be ordered … Continue reading

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Life Lesson: Follow Up on Everything!

As you go through life, you expect people to be responsible and to fulfill their duties just as you do. The harsh reality is that not everybody will meet these expectations – and some of these people may be your … Continue reading

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