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K-State University

Name: Madison Huber-Smith College: Kansas State University Major: Anthropology and Spanish 1. What first drew you to K-State? I liked that they emphasized the importance of academics. Dean Bosco was at every presentation letting us know just how many Rhodes scholars they had. It was also close to home but not too close to home. The price […]

Test Anxiety Clinic

Molly Pierce, a licensed Professional Counselor, sat down with Ben Hartman of Blogger Local to answer questions about Molly’s Practice, True Self Counseling.During their conversation, Molly talked about Get Smarter Prep’s Test Anxiety Clinic, which she leads. Here is an excerpt of their discussion:   [quote align=”center” color=”#999999″] Molly: I started True Self Counseling in […]

Kansas State University

Name: Hannah Ford College: Kansas State University; Graduation Year 2017 High School: Basehor Linwood High School; Graduation Year 2013 Major: Accounting and Finance   1. What first drew you to Kansas State University? The first time I visited Kansas State University, I knew it was the college for me. K-State is about an hour and […]

GSP and UMKC’s New Partnership

As a recent alumnus of the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law and a current employee of Get Smarter Prep, I was thrilled to learn that the two were finally going to partner up for an LSAT class. To me, it seemed a match made in heaven and something that should have […]

Finals in College

Finals in College Unlike in high school, college finals are spread out across a week’s time, with each class getting assigned a particular day and time. This doesn’t mean that you won’t have two finals on one day, but it does mean that you’ll have significantly more time to study between tests than you did […]

University of San Diego

Name: Henry Powell College: University of San Diego; Graduation Year: 2012 High School: Pembroke Hill; Graduation Year: 2008 Major: Marketing   1. What first drew you to the University of San Diego? When I was going through my college search, I knew that I wanted to find a school that fit three criteria: a small school […]

Asking for Recommendations

Many colleges require two recommendations; some even require three! Additionally, while a college may not require a recommendation for admission, it may require one for scholarships. A recent article on the College Admission Book website gives three key pointers for asking for recommendations: * Ask in person. No emails. A personal request is most thoughtful. […]

University of Virginia

Name: Page Schult College: University of Virginia; Graduation Year 2015 High School: Pembroke Hill; Graduation Year 2011 Major: History Major with a Minor in Media Studies 1. What first drew you to the University of Virginia? The first time I visited the University of Virginia, I could immediately feel the passion and excitement that every […]