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by Atlantic
3M ago
Choosing the right university can be a daunting task. With so many prestigious institutions out there, how do you know which one will provide the best fit for your academic journey? For those seeking to attend college on the east coast, two top choices often emerge: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. These renowned institutions are known for their rigorous academic programs and exceptional faculties. For many prospective students, the dilemma is – how do you decide between these two titans? Do you select MIT or Harvard? Let’s explore some key considerations ..read more
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by Samantha Carney
3M ago
The SAT is an important standardized test that colleges use as part of their admission process. You typically want to take the SAT at the end of your junior year and/or beginning of your senior year. However, there are some additional factors to consider when deciding when to take the exam that this blog post will elaborate on. When is the exam offered? The SAT is offered 7 times per year, so you will want to look up the exact testing dates, which you can find on the college board website and listed below. Additionally, there are registration dealdines, meaning typically you need to re ..read more
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by Samantha Carney
3M ago
Even though every ACT exam will be slightly different every time, there is a general test bank of questions and concepts that the test makers get their questions from. All the topics that are on the ACT exam are listed below. Therefore, if you study these concepts and feel comfortable with these topics, you should be fully prepared for the exam! Operations PEMDAS (Parenthesis, Exponents, Division, Addition, Subtraction) One Variable – Like terms: Terms whose variables (such as x or y) with any exponents (such as the 2 in x2) are the same. Examples: 7x and 2x are like terms because the ..read more
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by Samantha Carney
3M ago
What change will occur? On Wednesday October 18th, 2023, the LSAC released that there will be a change to the upcoming LSAT exam, in which the logic games section is being removed and it will be replaced with a second logical reasoning section.  Why is the Logic Games being removed? In 2019 there was a law suit against the LSAC in which two blind plaintiffs argued that the Logic Games Section (formerly known as Analytics Reasoning) was unfair due to the necessity of diagramming, which created a huge disadvantage to the blind community taking the LSAT. Therefore, a settlemen ..read more
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by Samantha Carney
3M ago
Many individuals find the GRE vocabulary (sentence equivalence and text completion sections) of the GRE tricky since there are so many possible words on the exam. However, since studying the entire dictionary is not feasible, this blog post breaks down a step-by-step process to tackle the GRE vocabulary questions with just the knowledge that you may already know!   To tackle the sentence equivalence and text completion vocabulary types of questions, you must first break down the sentence to understand what types of words should be in the blank, and then you’ll need to deduce the definit ..read more
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by Samantha Carney
3M ago
Taking the LSAT can be a challenging and nerve-wracking experience, and it’s natural to question whether you should retake the exam if you don’t get the score you were hoping for. To help you decide if you should retake the exam, I compiled a list of 10 questions that you can ask yourself to evaluate it is should ultimately be a “yes” or “no” answer. In thes blog post we will explore those questions and answer some of the most frequently asked questions regarding retaking the LSAT. 10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Retaking the LSAT 1. How did your exam compare to your practice tests? If y ..read more
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by Samantha Carney
3M ago
The LSAT is a standardized test used by law schools to assess applicants’ critical thinking, analytical reasoning, and reading comprehension skills. It is a crucial part of the law school application process, but can you apply to law school without a LSAT score? The short answer is yes you can. You can apply to law school with an alternate exam called the GRE, which is typically used for any graduate school degree. In this log post we will take a closer look. Can you apply to law school without taking the LSAT? Yes, you can! However, most schools do ask for you to submit some standardized ex ..read more
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by Samantha Carney
3M ago
The LSAT (Law School Admission Test) and the Bar exam are two of the most important tests that law students and aspiring lawyers must take in order to become licensed to practice law. While both tests are critical components of the law school admission and licensure process, they are designed to measure different skills and abilities. In short the main difference between the LSAT and the bar is that the LSAT is the exam you take to get into law school while the Bar is the exam you take after law school to obtain your license in law. However, in this blog post, we’ll dig deep into the key di ..read more
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by Samantha Carney
3M ago
ATTENTION: Starting in September 2023, the Analyze an Argument Essay will be removed from the GRE; there will only be the Analyze an Issue Essay. What is the Argument Essay? To start, let’s see what the prompt of an “Analyze an Argument” essay looks like. Think about these questions as an open-ended version of the critical reasoning section of the exam. You will always be given a paragraph long argument, and it will follow with the directions for the essay. The most common questions for this section are the following: “examine the assumptions”, “identify questions to validate the argument ..read more
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by Samantha Carney
3M ago
There are many questions about the upcoming GRE exam. Will it be shorter? Will it be easier? Will it have the same content? When will it start? In short, the main differences of the new GRE are the following: only one essay, less questions, and no experimental unscored section. This sounds like the perfect scenario for any test taker! However, this blog post will dig deep into the answers to these questions and so much more! Why are they changing the test? ETS (the creators of the GRE exam) are trying to create a comprehensive exam that anyone can take for any graduate program. Over the ye ..read more

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