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Jul 25

Get Your College Application Essay Published!

The Princeton Review is currently updating College Essays That Made a Difference (Random House). First published in 2003, this book has helped thousands of college applicants through one of the most trying parts of the application process: the essay. To keep the content exciting and up-to-date, we are looking for new essays to include in the forthcoming 2014 …

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Jul 07

GMAT Score Previews Are Now Available

Preview your GMAT score before deciding to report it to schools! A recent announcment from GMAC, the owner of the GMAT exam, explains that now students will have an opporunity – at the end of the test – to see their unofficial Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal and Total scores. Test-takers will then have two minutes to …

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Jun 20

Summer Break, But Not For Your Brain

Summer’s here! And while it may be tempting to toss all your books out the window, it may not be the best idea. If you’re currently a full-time student, shutting your brain off for the summer may sound relaxing, but when September rolls around, you may be putting yourself at a disadvantage. Taking that long …

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Apr 18

The Grass is Greener on Campus

“Among 10,116 college applicants who participated in our 2014 ‘College Hopes & Worries Survey,’ 61% said having information about a school’s commitment to the environment would influence their decision to apply to or attend the school,” says Rob Franek, Senior VP/Publisher, The Princeton Review. In order to find out more information about sustainability practices on …

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Apr 15

The SAT Changes: Explained

By now, you may have heard that The College Board is changing The SAT! Students set to take the exam in the spring of 2016 will be seeing a very different type of test than the one that currently exists. According to The College Board website, the new test will reflect “eight key changes” including …

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