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Here, we provide FREE downloadable resources and articles written by Lizard staff on useful tips for each aspect of college admissions, at all levels.

Waitlisted? Rejected? It’s not over yet.

Author: E. Liz Kim Needless to say that the pandemic has had a seismic impact on the college application. This college admissions season has been the most uncertain in recent history. Traditionally, admissions officers review students’ grades, standardized test scores, extracurricular activities, essays, and recommendation letters. The pandemic has upended the traditional process, with grade …

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The Notre Dame Law School Failure

Author: E. Liz Kim In times of economic instability, more people look to graduate or professional schools, thinking that they will ride out a recession through a few years of graduate school or professional school and enter a recovering job market. During the economic downturn from 2007 to 2009 the number of LSAT test-takers increased …

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College entrance exams: will the “test optional” policy be the new trend?

Author: E. Liz Kim Traditionally, there are two main college entrance exams: Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) and American College Test (ACT). Their intended purpose is to be a common yardstick with which to evaluate all students equally.  The tests have been criticized as having implicit cultural, racial, and gender bias.  Test scores have shown a …

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