Colleges Offering Outstanding Autism and Accessibility Support

[fa icon="calendar'] 1/18/20 4:30 AM / by Farah Weheba

This is the second article in a series aimed to empower neurodivergent and differently-abled students to prepare for academic success in college. We're aiming to de-stigmatize mental and medical health differences, and to champion advocacy by highlighting resources. There are resources available to you to mitigate obstacles, and you deserve to thrive. 

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Seeking Accessible Education at Stanford

[fa icon="calendar'] 1/16/20 6:00 AM / by Empowerly Team

I’m sharing my personal account seeking reasonable academic accommodations at Stanford University in response to clinical anxiety in an attempt to de-stigmatize mental health struggles. There are resources available to you, and you deserve to thrive. 

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Ask Me Anything: How I Cracked BS/MD Admissions

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/23/19 10:15 AM / by Rohith Kariveda

Applying to college can be daunting, but applying to BS/MD programs can seem even more difficult. With admissions rates in the single digits, earning a spot in a medical school while in high school can seem like an impossible task. 

Having gone through the BS/MD application process last summer, there were several tips that I wish I had known before applying to medical programs. Below are some of the most important things I have taken away from my experience applying to BS/MD programs.

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How to Pay for Graduate School

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/7/19 5:30 PM / by LendEDU

Paying for graduate school can be a challenge for many students. Different factors play a role in how much graduate school costs. A master’s degree program can be finished in one to two years in most cases, and the average yearly tuition can cost $30,000 to $40,000, according to Peterson’s.

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Understanding Cornell's New Technology Campus

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/20/17 8:30 PM / by Rashi Jindani

Cornell University unveiled its new technology campus on Roosevelt Island, a piece of land positioned between Manhattan and Queens. The new campus is miles from the actual Cornell campus in Ithaca, NY but it is easy to see why Cornell made this move.

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Tips For Aspiring Law School Students

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/29/17 9:19 AM / by Sam Shihab

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How to Do Well on the LSAT

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/14/17 9:05 AM / by Kristen Seikaly


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Choosing a College While Thinking About Law School

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/30/16 9:05 AM / by Kristen Seikaly

There are benefits to choosing a college while thinking about law school. While GPA, extracurriculars, and LSAT scores matter a great deal when gaining acceptance to law school, earning your undergraduate degree at a particular school can go a long way as well, for a number of reasons.

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Popular Majors for Pre-Med Students

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/20/16 9:14 AM / by Kristen Seikaly

For the prospective medical student, deciding on an undergraduate major can feel like everything. After all, medical schools want to see that a student is well prepared for the pressures of medical 

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Deciding If and When Graduate School is in Your Future

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/25/16 9:01 AM / by Kristen Seikaly

Graduate school is no small feat. Given the workload and pressure to succeed, it requires a lot out of you emotionally and financially. Therefore, it’s worth taking a considerable amount of time deciding if and when graduate school is in your future.

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Applying to Graduate School: How it Differs from the Undergraduate Experience

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/19/16 12:37 PM / by Kristen Seikaly

If and when you apply to graduate school, you may think you can take it easy because you’ve already applied to a university. After all, how different could it be?

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JD/MBA Nuances:  Application Process And Program Length

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/11/16 7:02 PM / by DJ Dorff

Recently, I addressed the question “What's The Point Of A JD/MBA?”  If you’re someone who is thinking about pursuing a JD/MBA, it’s important to familiarize yourself with what the application process looks like and to understand the different options among the various schools you may end up considering.

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The Benefits Of Waiting A Year (or Two) To Apply To Law School: Part II

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/27/16 5:22 PM / by DJ Dorff

If you're thinking about applying to law school in the near future, there are many benefits to waiting a year or two to do so. As noted last week, waiting may give you time to raise your LSAT score, thus putting you in a position to go to a better school or get a better scholarship. In addition to these benefits, waiting to go to law school offers advantages that future students will reap once they get to law school.

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The Benefits Of Waiting A Year (or Two) To Apply To Law School: Part I

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/18/16 12:50 PM / by DJ Dorff

Interested law school applicants would do well to consider waiting a year or two to apply to law school.  Law schools aren’t going anywhere, and by waiting to apply, future applicants put themselves in a position to reap numerous benefits.  In Part I, we consider the benefits that occur before law school.  Next week, in Part II, we’ll consider the benefits that occur during law school.

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Should I Go To Law School?

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/13/16 5:32 PM / by DJ Dorff

Today, choosing to go to law school is often a $200,000-plus decision. Thus, it comes as no surprise that when talking about law school, usually the first question I get from potential law school applicants is, Should I go to law school? This is a question that every aspiring law applicant should ask themselves. There is no decision-tree or all-encompassing diagram that will be able to answer this question for everyone.

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