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Who Benefits From Early Decision?

How does Early Decision benefit students and colleges? What is the impact of Early Decision on Regular Decision admissions programs, and why are more colleges using Early Decision to fill almost half of their incoming classes? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more!

The Most Popular Dual MD Degrees

Pursuing a dual MD degree is time-consuming and can be expensive, but for students with specialized career goals, it might be the best option. Here, we walk you through three of the most common degrees to earn alongside an MD: a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), an MPH (Master of Public Health), and an MBA (Master of Business Administration). Learn more about these dual degree programs, which offer physicians multi-faceted insights to face pressing healthcare challenges.

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?

Merit Scholarships from Colleges

Many colleges award merit aid to entice high-performing students to attend their schools. Find out which factors determine merit scholarships and how these funds are typically awarded.

Could a Post-Baccalaureate Program Be Right For You?

What is a post-bac program in the medical sciences and how can it help to improve your chances as a competitive med school applicant? Whether you are a career changer or need to improve your undergrad science GPA—find out if this path could be for you!

What are Your Chances of Getting off the Waitlist?

Waitlisted and not sure what to do next? Read our tips for analyzing your waitlist chances and follow our next steps to demonstrate your continued interest!

Understanding National Merit Scholarships

National Merit Scholarships are awarded based on PSAT scores, but this year, due to Covid, there are new guidelines for attaining this merit aid through an alternate entry system if you were not able to take the PSAT exam. Are you eligible?

Merit Scholarships from Colleges

Many colleges award merit aid to entice high-performing students to attend their schools. Find out which factors determine merit scholarships and how these funds are typically awarded.

Post-Baccalaureate Programs for Medical School

What is a post-bac program in the medical sciences and how can it help to improve your chances as a competitive med school applicant? Whether you are a career changer or need to improve your undergrad science GPA—find out if this path could be for you!

Merit Scholarships from Colleges

As college admissions have become more competitive and the cost of a college education is high, schools are offering more and more merit scholarships to increase affordability in order to entice top-tier students to attend. Applicants now have access to a wider range of non-need-based scholarships, based instead on talent ...

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