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ACT Announces New Extended Time Policies
22 May, 2018
Have you heard the news? ACT has recently announced big changes to its extended time testing policies [http://leadershipblog.act.org/2018/05/act-announces-upcoming-changes-to.html], to be implemented in September 2018. While previous time-and-a-half test takers were permitted to self-pace throughout all four sections, the new section-by section time limits for time-and-a-half ACT testing will be as follows: ACT timing starting September 2018What does this mean for you as a student or parent? St
Studying For The MCAT This Summer? Join Our Webinars With A Top MCAT Tutor
09 May, 2018
If you’re pre-med [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2018/03/22/difference-do-md-programs/]or post-bac [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2017/11/07/nontraditional-medical-school-admissions/] , you’re used to hard work and long hours. And if you’re preparing to take the MCAT in 2018 or 2019, those long hours are about to be… longer. But don’t panic — prep! Jumpstart your summer MCAT studies with four free webinars from top MCAT tutor, Noodle Pro Doug McLemore [https://www.noodlepros.com/tutor/profil
The Medical Student's Guide To Dual Degrees
05 April, 2018
Being an MD is prestigious enough, but some students are going even further and adding and MBA or MPH to their degree list. *** As if Medical school wasn’t challenging enough, dual degree programs have become increasingly popular in the last few years. Whether it’s an MBA or a MPH, dual degrees can expand a student’s qualifications and levels of expertise. We’ve compiled a list of the most common dual degree programs. Keep in mind that requirements and procedures for each program will vary, so
The 5 Stages Of College Rejection: How To Handle Disappointment
26 March, 2018
For graduating high school seniors, every day of college decision season [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2018/02/22/etiquette-guide-college-admissions/] holds the promise of being the best day ever. Today could be the day when that (hopefully) thick envelope, or that long congratulatory email, the ticket into your dream school, finally appears. But for some, when that envelope finally does arrive, it is…normal-sized. Being waitlisted [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2017/04/11/get-off-the-w
Noodle Pros Editorial Guidelines
16 March, 2018
The Noodle Pros editorial staff invites contributions from experts in the fields of education, admissions, test-prep, and academic advising for the Noodle Pros blog, #ProTips [http://www.noodlepros.com/blog].Content spans a wide variety of topics, and contributors are encouraged to demonstrate individual opinions and expertise within the following editorial guidelines: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Length Blog posts and articles should a
SAT Subject Tests: Everything You Need To Know
16 March, 2018
For many students and parents, the SAT Subject Tests [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2017/09/07/sat-subject-tests/] represent one of the most bewildering aspects of the college admissions process [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2018/07/23/admissionspros-dr-steven-mercer/]. Few schools have specific requirements regarding these tests — Subject Tests are optional at many schools, and there are few guidelines regarding which ones (and how many) a student should take — but high scores on multiple
Meet Our LD/2E Specialists
12 March, 2018
Navigating schoolwork, homework, and tests can be a challenge for any student, but this process is especially difficult for a student who has learning differences. Noodle Pros understand how to support students with learning disabilities, AD/ADHD, twice-exceptionalism, and executive functioning disorder, while teaching skills that will lead to lifelong independence and a love of learning. Read on to learn about some of our learning difference, executive function, and twice exceptionalism speci
Lunch. Learn. LSAT.
07 March, 2018
As top LSAT tutors, we know that many of our students are incorporating test prep into very busy schedules. With that in mind, we’ve recently introduced a lunchtime LSAT prep option: the Noodle Pros Lunch and Learn Webinar Series. While these four classes, led by some of our most in-demand LSAT tutors, don’t substitute for true 1:1 tutoring, they offer a terrific (and free) starting off point for students at various phases of their prep processes. Divided by subject — Logic Games (hosted by Kev
100 Ways To Improve Your MCAT Score
05 March, 2018
For many aspiring doctors, the MCAT [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2018/01/08/common-mcat-questions/] appears like Mount Everest in the distance: massive, mythic, and barely conquerable even for the strong. While it’s not quite Mount Everest, there’s no denying that the MCAT is very, very high stakes. It takes a whopping 7 hours and 30 minutes to complete, it covers an incredible amount of content, and it demands aptitude and skills across a wide variety of subjects. As if that’s not enough pr
What Baseball Parents Should Know About Academic Scholarships And Recruiting
26 February, 2018
Looking for a baseball scholarship? Here are some steps you can take to get closer to that dream. *** Any parent whose son has made the high school baseball team has probably entertained the thought that baseball could be his “ticket” to college. But before signing a check for another hitting lesson, parents should make sure they understand some fundamentals about the baseball recruiting process. Most college baseball players do not have athletic scholarships. This is simply a matter of numbe
"She Created Such A Positive Work Environment For My Children"
15 February, 2018
At Noodle Pros, we consider the relationship we build with each of our families to be one of the best parts of the job. For tutor Morgan Leff [https://www.noodlepros.com/tutor/profile/ZTUwODgxMGNjM2ZjYzE], a third grade teacher at a Manhattan private school with over 10 years’ experience tutoring one on one, a wide-ranging skillset and the ability to differentiate her instruction is key to working with multiple students from the same family. One satisfied parent raved: “My family is thrilled t
"His Editing Work Was Spectacular And The Finished Product Was Loved By All Who Read It."
08 February, 2018
Sunjay Dixit is an award-winning science writer and journalist [http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/31/nyregion/thecity/take-my-life-please.html], a former Senior Editor at Psychology Today [https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200811/the-art-now-six-steps-living-in-the-moment] and Columbia University creative writing professor, and the founder and lead instructor of The New York Writers’ Intensive [http://newyorkwritersintensive.com/]. He is also a Noodle Pro [https://www.noodlepros.com/tutor/p