Category Archives: College Majors & Programs

College Visits 101 – Talking to Students

You can learn a lot about a college from its website, its guided tours, and its employees. However, there are some questions that can only be answered by a real, live college student. In fact, speaking with a university’s current … Continue reading

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University of Houston – Accelerated MD Program

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has partnered with The University of Texas Medical branch at Galveston and the University of Houston to admit select UH undergraduate students to an accelerated BS/MD program designed to help students … Continue reading

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So you want to be a Theatre Major?

What’s wrong with you?! This is the question you will be asked the most if you’re planning on pursuing a Theatre Major. Other questions might include: “What, is a business degree too good for you?”, “Are you insane?” or “Do … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters: Getting into Columbia

Reader Kayla asks, “Hi, so I have been reading your articles and I was starting to panic. My freshmen year didn’t go that well and I have just started getting more involved with extracurricular activities this year, as a sophomore. … Continue reading

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What does it really take to get into the Ivy League? Part X: Epilogue

Over the past year I have read and responded to many questions from bright, eager high school students who want to know if they have what it takes to get in to their dream schools. Usually, their inquiries go something … Continue reading

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The Other SAT Tests – SAT Biology Subject Test

The Biology SAT Subject Tests are hour-long tests administered by the College Board. SAT II Subject Tests demonstrate your comprehension of a particular subject in high school, and can enhance your college application tremendously. A student may choose to take … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters: Early Graduation & International Studies

Ask Test Masters is a great, free service that allows you to ask the experts at Test Masters all of your test prep and college admissions questions. If you have a question, send it to us – chances are other … Continue reading

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Transferring Colleges

Transferring schools can be a complicated, multifaceted process. The decision to transfer to a new university is not made lightly, especially considering the effort it can take just to get accepted. But life is full of uncertainty and surprise, and … Continue reading

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Choosing the right college for you: Part I – Money

As you apply to colleges, there will undoubtedly be many questions weighing heavily on your brow. Two, in particular, are probably first and foremost in your over-stressed and overworked brain. Where do I apply? When I get in, what school … Continue reading

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Pre-Law, What do I major in?

So you convinced your parents to extend your curfew by devising a clever logical argument, you proudly wear the captain’s badge on the debate team, and you shout “I object, Your Honor” in your dreams.  If this sounds like you, … Continue reading

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