Get caught up on the latest news in college admissions, including information on Ivy League acceptance rates, required vaccinations for a return to campus, graduate admissions, and covid testing.
Last week was a busy week in admissions: one affirmative action court case ended and one began, Fall 2020 application numbers started to trickle out (buckle up!), grad school admission is getting more competitive, and changes to several colleges’ spring semesters were announced. And if you’re curious which colleges had the lowest admit rates last […]
This week, we learned of more schools switching to test-blind admissions, a big change to college athletics, and some important changes to graduate programs. Reed College and Dickinson College joined the growing list of test-blind schools. A few UC campuses had previously decided to go test-blind for upcoming admissions cycles. However, a California judge recently […]
If you’re thinking about applying to graduate school, it’s important to know that unlike applying to college where you can be undecided about your major, for grad school you have to apply to a specific program and know exactly what you want to study. With that in mind, your graduate school application essays will have […]
Changes to the MCAT Exam For the first time in more than 20 years, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), which administers the MCAT exam, has approved changes to the test that will take effect in 2015. Any student considering medical school in the next few years should be aware of these changes, as […]
GRE Score Choice Educational Testing Service (ETS), the administrator of the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), announced that applicants to graduate school will no longer have to submit all of their test scores, but will be able to choose only the best scores to share. Test takers who are worried about having an “off day,” will […]