Graduate School

What does it take to get into a competitive graduate program and succeed there? Our experts weigh in.

Climbing the Academic Ladder: Moving From Undergraduate to Graduate School
18 April, 2019
You have finished your undergraduate program; if you aren’t already searching for a job, you are likely getting ready for graduate school. As you prepare for the grad school journey, understand that this new level of education will be quite different. You will conduct extensive research, read voraciously, and write more than you ever have, but the rewards of earning a graduate degree are invaluable. Graduate school opened my mind in ways I could not imagine, and after graduation, I landed my dr
How To Tutor With Integrity When Not Everyone Does
14 March, 2019
Dear Friends of Noodle Pros, There are two truths about high-quality test prep that, when combined, add up to a very real economic advantage for those who can afford it: 1. It works. We are very good at what we do, quite possibly the best in the business. We raise scores, more than most and faster than any other outfit I have seen in the business. 2. It costs money. Our tutors are highly experienced professionals. Many are dedicated full-time to the profession of tutoring. Mo
GMAT vs GRE Webinar Presented By Noodle Pros and Stratus Admissions Counseling
11 February, 2019
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What Are My Chances At Harvard Business School?
03 January, 2019
Harvard Business School, Stanford GSB, Wharton and other top business schools have become so competitive that none can be called a target anymore, even if you have a 3.9 from Stanford, a high GMAT score and stellar work experience. As an MBA applicant, you may have heard that you should apply to some stretch schools, target schools and likely, or safety, schools. What does this mean and how do you go about it? In today’s super-competitive MBA application process, it’s a good idea to do your res
#AdmissionsPros: Getting Admitted With Kofi Kankam
13 August, 2018
Welcome to # [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/category/admissionspros/] AdmissionsPros [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/category/admissionspros/]! In this series, admissions advisors and educational consultants offer their advice and insight on the big picture of elementary, secondary, and graduate school admissions — from extracurriculars, to essays, to, (of course) standardized tests. As the founder and CEO of Admit Advantage [https://www.admitadvantage.com/] and Admit.me [https://www.admit.
Considering Grad School? Read These Books
06 June, 2018
These books tell you everything you need to know about getting into and surviving grad school — from finishing your applications to surviving your master’s thesis. *** To grad or not to grad? The decision to go to grad school shouldn’t be taken lightly, and educating yourself about what you’re really getting into is crucial for anyone considering grad school — and honestly, if you’re over 22 and under 30, chances are you’ve thought about an advanced degree. The application process is tough eno
#AdmissionsPros: Shaifali Aggarwal Keeps It Real In MBA Admissions
22 May, 2018
Welcome to#AdmissionsPros [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/category/admissionspros/]! In this series, admissions advisors and educational consultants offer their advice and insight on the big picture of elementary, secondary, and graduate school admissions — from extracurriculars, to essays, to, (of course) standardized tests. Shaifali Aggarwal is the Founder and CEO ofIvy Groupe [https://www.ivygroupe.com/], a boutique MBA admissions consulting firm that assists students at every phase of the
#AdmissionsPros: Improving Odds With David White Of Menlo Coaching
03 May, 2018
Welcome to #AdmissionsPros [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/category/admissionspros/]! In this series, admissions advisors and educational consultants offer their advice and insight on the big picture of elementary, secondary, and graduate school admissions — from extracurriculars, to essays, to, (of course) standardized tests. David White and his partner Alice van Harten are co-founders of Menlo Coaching [https://menlocoaching.com/], a boutique admissions consulting firm that helps MBA applica
Going From Undergraduate To Grad School? Here's What To Expect
18 April, 2018
Many undergraduate students choose to continue their time in academia by going directly into grad school. Find out what you can expect as you climb the academic ladder. *** You have finished your undergraduate program; if you aren’t already searching for a job, you are likely getting ready for graduate school. As you prepare for the grad school journey, understand that this new level of education will be quite different. You will conduct extensive research, read voraciously, and write more th
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
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
10 Essentials For Acing The MBA Admissions Interview
21 February, 2018
Receiving an offer to interview is a major milestone in the MBA admissions process [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/2017/10/20/common-mba-concerns/], worthy of pause and quiet self-congratulations. While not yet time to pop the champagne, an interview offer is a clear signal you’ve caught the attention of admissions and that the school believes in your potential. Admissions acceptance rates among the top 10 schools dropped to a record 14.5% selectivity [https://poetsandquants.com/2017/04/12/acc