Monthly Archives: October 2016

So You Want to be a Doctor? Part I: High School

Written by guest writer, Testmasters teacher, Rice University student, and future physician: Carmella D. So you want to be a doctor?  As a high school student (and if you’re like me, much earlier than that), you probably have an inkling … Continue reading

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5 Important Tips for Writing a Scholarship Essay.

Those apprehensive about student loans or the cost of attending school might look towards scholarships to help ease that burden. Most, if not all, scholarships require an essay to apply, so today we’ll be giving you five tips to writing … Continue reading

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What Houston Schools Require the ISEE? What is the ISEE?

What is the ISEE? The Independent School Entrance Exam, or ISEE, is a series of placement tests primarily used for admissions to private schools. The ISEE is geared towards students applying for the fifth grade and above, and there are three … Continue reading

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