Have you heard of that saying? Well, if your ultimate goal is to attend graduate school, you need to start taking that literally. The Graduate Management Admission Test, known affectionately (or not!) as the GMAT, is the be-all-to-end-all to showcase your skills and talents.
More and more schools are finally agreeing that the score you get on a standardized test does not necessarily define how successful you will be at a college or university. In fact, one more school just made the decision to join the growing number of colleges and universities that have implemented a SAT/ACT test-optional policy. On July 29th, Montclair State University became the first public higher-level institution of education in New Jersey to promote this admissions process. [Read more…]
If you’re a fan of clear-cut, black-and-white decisions, getting a college waitlist letter probably ranks low on the list of things that make you happy. But more and more colleges are using making use of the dreaded limbo list. According to the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) 2011 Admission Trends Survey, nearly 45 percent of colleges use waitlists.