Dan Edmonds

Noodle Pro Dan Edmonds has 20 years of tutoring experience. He has led R&D for two major test prep companies, written or contributed to innumerable test prep and admissions books, trained or...

3 Solid Strategies For Deciding When to Take Your SAT or ACT
07 December, 2020
Determining when it’s best to take the SAT (developed and produced by College Board, like the PSAT) or the ACT (developed and produced by ACT.org) really comes down to when you’ll have time to prepare for the college admissions process and to properly organize your junior and senior year priorities.
Do SAT Subject Tests Actually Matter?
30 November, 2020
The Subject Tests are a series of one-hour exams that focus on a variety of academic subjects.
SAT vs ACT: Which One Should I Take?
09 November, 2020
People have started choosing the SAT or ACT based on strategy and information. Leading us to the question: How do you determine which test is the best fit for you? The best way to determine which test is best for a given student is to have the student take both tests or a diagnostic assessment.
Must-Know Facts for Starting Your Law School Application
14 October, 2020
The law school application process is evaluated on your LSAT, your GPA, and other factors. Here, I'll break down each component of the law school application and explain what you'll need to know.
Applying for Accommodations on the SAT/ACT
28 September, 2020
One of the challenges of the junior year in high school for many parents is getting clearance for their children to receive extended time or other accommodations on the PSAT, SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, or the AP Exams (Advanced Placement exams).
Expert Tips for Getting Your Executive MBA
23 September, 2020
Getting anExecutive MBA [https://www.noodle.com/mba/executive-mba-programs](or EMBA) can change your life. It can jumpstart your career, facilitate a promotion, or ease a shift from one job (or even one career path) to another. But since EMBA candidates often pursue their degrees later in life than their MBA counterparts — and since they need to continue working while they earn their degrees — this educational path presents a unique set of time and money management challenges. Here are some hac
5 Things You Should be Doing the Week Before the Big Test
04 September, 2020
You spend months preparing for the SAT or ACT. You take endless practice tests, expand your vocabulary, brush up on your math, and generally pour countless hours (often in a class or with a tutor) into getting ready for the test. With all that time and energy spent, you want to do everything you can the week before the test to make sure you’re firing on all cylinders on the big day. So here’s a list of things you can do the week before the test to make sure you’re ready to go as test day approa
On Short Notice, The GMAT Just Got Shorter
04 April, 2018
GMAC has announced [https://www.mba.com/us/frequently-asked-questions/shorter-gmat-exam?utm_campaign=global%7call%7cawareness%7cTPO_newsletter_Q2_2018&utm_medium=email&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--dLHQ4PUNdVPJisoZdDhU_Q74k0ZSwbRwXywOF71j2espQMuTwieUGkpYO_dOEfTWbZBTyYio5vHzs0WSo6l-RN33g9g&_hsmi=61804093&utm_content=61787385&utm_source=hs_email&hsCtaTracking=6fd32239-341c-4754-a712-50d64d785e50%7c5fb98b6f-b574-4efb-b6b0-939471b1b73c#question0] a reduction in the number of questions in both the Quantitative an
Expert Tips For Getting Your Executive MBA
13 February, 2018
If you’re considering an Executive MBA, you are probably already busy with a variety of commitments. Learn key time and money hacks for fitting an EMBA into your life — and making the most out of your experience. *** Getting an Executive MBA (or EMBA) can change your life. It can jumpstart your career, facilitate a promotion, or ease a shift from one job (or even one career path) to another. But since EMBA candidates often pursue their degrees later in life than their MBA counterparts [https:
What Is The GMAT And How Do You Take It?
06 February, 2018
The GMAT [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2017/11/27/gmat-questions-answered/], or Graduate Management Admissions Test, is the most commonly taken test for admissions [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2017/12/05/mba-programs-guide/] into MBA and other graduate Business programs. Test scores, work experience, and essays are the most important factors for admission [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2017/07/14/presenting-your-academic-record-in-the-mba-application-gpa-gmat-gre/] into most MBA progr
The 9 Elements Of An Awesome Law School Admission Essay
20 December, 2017
A good personal statement for law school can make an application stand out from the crowd. While LSAT score and undergraduate GPA are the primary factors for admission into law school, top programs get far more qualified applicants than they can admit. The personal statement is one way in which you can stand out from the mass of your fellow applicants. But what is the best way to construct an outstanding personal statement? The personal statement should show reflection and introspection. It sh
How Does PhD Funding Work?
11 December, 2017
To understand how funding works for PhD programs, you first need to understand the different possible funding scenarios. Here is a breakdown of the different ways PhD candidates are funded by their universities. Full Funding Students are said to be “fully funded” if their tuition has been waived by the university and they receive a stipend to cover living expenses. Full funding can come with a variety of responsibilities, and often includes a certain number of semesters as a teaching assistan