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Moving Forward After Your History Degree and Where to go in Graduate Studies

A history degree opens up the door to many possible graduate programs, whether you’ve considered moving on or not. History majors can go on to pursue graduate study in several fields. The skills learned in a history program are prized by graduate, law, and medical schools. A liberal arts degree in history opens you up […]
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Standardized Testing: A Useful Or Misused Tool?

standardized testing pros and cons

Standardized testing gets a lot of grief in the education community. (Some would say with good reason.) But is it really as bad as students and many teachers say? And should we consider abandoning a reliance on these assessments or continue to use them in an attempt to bring the system up to speed? For […]
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GRE English Vocabulary Scores: 5 Best Ways To Improve Them

The Graduate Record Examinations (or GRE) are an increasingly popular litmus test that graduate schools in the United States use to determine whether you’re cut out for their curricula. Along with the GMAT, they test you on your skills with reading comprehension, critical reasoning, vocabulary usage, high school level math and reasoning, and analytical writing. […]
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The Process of Elimination and Using the Power of Choice to Your Advantage

Multiple choice questions can make or break your test scores if you don’t know how to approach them. Most people understand the concept of the process of elimination, but they forget a key part of actually making it effective. It isn’t about picking between the two best choices. Sure, that’s part of it, but you […]
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9 Essentials for GRE Test Prep and Mastery

The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) test is a must-take for anyone who wants to further his education beyond the undergraduate level. (And let’s face it, these days, the more education you have, the better!) Though it takes just 3 hours and 45 minutes of your life (3 hours and 10 minutes if you’re taking a […]
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To Cancel or Not – What to Do When the Test Doesn’t Go Your Way

Test day is a very important time in the life of a future professional. The older you get, the more important it becomes to put forth the best performance possible. While scores on exams such as the SAT and ACT are important, they become even more high stakes for law school, business school, and other […]
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Guide to Understanding and Using Your GRE Test Scores

You’ve taken the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), and now it is time to find out how well you did. Unfortunately, standardized tests never make it simple on you. Reading the results aren’t like getting that math quiz back in high school where it said clearly at the top of the page “A” or “B.” You […]
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