Valedictorian

Valedictorian: Does it Matter?

Valedictorian: Does it Matter? With the rise and proliferation of sources ranking US colleges and universities over the last few decades, it’s tempting to reduce the admissions process to a simple game of numbers. With top schools flaunting every valedictorian they accept, it’s easy to fixate on things like your high school class rank. ResistKeep reading

Need based financial aid

Need Based Financial Aid: The Difference Between Need-Blind and Need-Aware

Need Based Financial Aid: The Difference Between Need-Blind and Need-Aware Need based financial aid lingo can be confusing, especially with respect to the terms “need-blind” and “need-aware.” These descriptors are devoid of any further context about exactly who is “blind” or “aware” to your need. To simplify the equation, there are two standpoints from whichKeep reading

How to Get Into Yale

How To Get Into Yale

How To Get Into Yale The answer to “how to get into Yale” is one that thousands of high school applicants consider every year. If not “how to get into Yale”, then they ask “how to get into Stanford” or “how to get into Carnegie Mellon” or how to get into any other dream school.Keep reading

GRE Vocabulary

Five Ways to Become a GRE Vocabulary Detective

Five Ways to Become a GRE Vocabulary Detective This post originally appeared on the Magoosh GRE blog. With greater emphasis on vocabulary in context, the GRE exam demands a new approach to learning vocabulary. Gone are the days of simply relying on vocabulary lists and flashcards. You’ll now have to be far more creative thanKeep reading