Latest Education Blog Entries


5 Tasks for New International Students

Get to know important terms and forms so the student visa process goes...

July 31, 2014 - Louis Farrell - International Student Counsel
Private Student Loans Repayment Options

Borrowers struggling with these loans have fewer options compared with...

July 30, 2014 - Betsy Mayotte - Student Loan Ranger
Reflect on Freshman Year at a U.S. College

Take time to look back on your mistakes and accomplishments as you...

July 29, 2014 - Mai-Linh Bui - International Student Counsel
Weigh Work Experience Before Law School

When it comes to choosing whether or not to delay law school to pursue a...

July 28, 2014 - Shawn P. O'Connor - Law Admissions Lowdown
Salvage Summer ACT, SAT Prep

Use August to focus on your weakest subject areas and complete practice...

July 28, 2014 - Bradford Holmes - College Admissions Playbook
School Lunch Reactions Mixed

Most high school students somewhat like new, healthier school lunches,...

July 28, 2014 - Alexandra Pannoni - High School Notes
Uncover Hidden MBA Costs

Don't forget to estimate the costs of joining clubs and attending...

July 25, 2014 - Stacy Blackman - MBA Admissions: Strictly Business
Enter These Easy Scholarship Contests

Students can enter these competitions to try to earn money for college...

July 24, 2014 - Sarah Ober - The Scholarship Coach
2015 Online Programs Data Now Coming In

Criminal justice and MBA degrees have been added to the mix.

July 24, 2014 - Eric Brooks - Robert Morse - Morse Code: Inside the College Rankings
Tips on Adjusting to Life in the U.S.

Celebrate national holidays at a consulate or embassy to help feel at...

July 24, 2014 - Cristian Craciun Brutten - International Student Counsel
Pieces of Your Student Loan Payment

Knowing how interest is applied to your balance can help clarify your...

July 23, 2014 - Betsy Mayotte - Student Loan Ranger
MCAT 2015: A Sample Psychology Passage

This sample psychology passage can help prospective medical students...

July 22, 2014 - Bryan Schnedeker - Medical School Admissions Doctor
Know a Typical Week at a U.S. College

Social activities can help international students adjust to life at a...

July 22, 2014 - Indira Pranabudi - International Student Counsel
How Law Schools Evaluate LSAT Scores

Some schools average applicants' LSAT scores, but many want just the...

July 21, 2014 - Shawn P. O'Connor - Law Admissions Lowdown
Weigh Pros, Cons of Virtual Campus Tours

Online tours are cheaper than in-person visits, but can't fully capture...

July 21, 2014 - Brian Witte - College Admissions Playbook