Category Archives: Inside Higher Ed

Changes Coming to the FAFSA

On September 14, 2015, important new changes were announced regarding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for students applying to college for the 2017-2018 school year and beyond. The FAFSA is one of the two financial aid forms that students and parents must fill out while applying to college or trade schools; the…
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Getting Ready for Grad School

Getting ready for college is a big task, and certainly important—but getting into grad school can be equally as important and much more difficult. Depending on the type of program you’re pursuing, there’s likely a test you’ll need to take as part of the admission process. Whether it’s the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT, Sandweiss…
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April 23, 2011 Panel Proposes Big Changes to the MCAT

Now no one panic; this won’t be happening for years, 2015 at the earliest. But it’s an interesting prospect. Inside Higher Ed reports that a special panel has proposed the following changes to the MCAT: Eliminating the writing section, which medical schools tend not to consider closely Adding a behavioral and social sciences section to reflect “the evolving nature…
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