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How to Write a Resume for your College Applications

Read our tips for crafting an impressive resume for your college applications and internships. Follow these do’s and don’ts to showcase your leadership skills and experiences.

Understanding National Merit Scholarships

National Merit Scholarships are awarded based on PSAT scores. Learn more about qualifying scores, and how you might be awarded college and corporate-sponsored scholarships through this program. Are you eligible?

College Interviews

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about college interviews, including the role they play in the admissions process, changing college policies, how to prepare, and tips for interview day.

Tips and Tricks for Tackling the Common App

Read our tips and tricks to complete the Common Application efficiently and with less stress! Our recommendations include timing, essay writing, editing, and gathering important information in advance.

2022-23 Common Application Updates

The Common App went live on August 1, 2022, and several new schools have joined the Common App platform! Read on to find out about this year's Common App changes and updates.

Medical School Interviews: Overview

In this overview, we’ll walk you through the various kinds of interviews you may be asked to complete as you proceed through the medical school application process. Find out the purpose of each type of interview, as well as typical timing and recommended preparation.

Medical School Interviews: The Altus Suite

This is part 1 of our 5-part series on medical school interviews. Find out more about how to prepare for interviews designed by Altus Suite, which includes Casper, Snapshot, and Duet. Casper, a Situational Judgment Test (SJT), enables medical schools to assess applicants’ soft skills, such as empathy and collaboration, before they select applicants to come interview in person.

Medical School Interviews: AAMC PREview™

This is part 2 of our 5-part series on medical school interviews. A smaller but growing number of medical schools require or recommend the AAMC PREview™ Professional Readiness Exam, formerly known as the AAMC Situational Judgment Test. Find out how to prepare for the AAMC PREview™ and learn more about the structure, timing, and scoring.

Medical School Interviews: Traditional

This is part 3 of our 5-part series on medical school interviews. Learn more about the structure, content, timing, and how to prepare for traditional interviews, which can take place one-on-one or with a panel of interviewers.

Medical School Interviews: MMI

This is part 4 of our 5-part series on medical school interviews. Learn more about multiple mini-interviews (MMI), which have applicants rotate through a series of six to 10 stations manned by different interviewers, each of which takes about 10 minutes to complete. These stations are intended to assess characteristics including communication, problem-solving skills, teamwork, ethical values, and judgment.

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