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SBU medical school applicants rise during COVID-19

SBU medical school applicants rise during COVID-19

Lori Saxena February 9, 2022
According to the school's Associate Dean of Admissions, the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University saw a 15% increase in applicants for students starting medical school in the fall of 2021.
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COVID-19 causes graduate student exam adjustments and delays

Deidre Redhead May 19, 2020
As testing centers close across the nation, entrance exams have made major adjustments to how their tests will be administered.
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Pre-med students navigate pandemic-related disruptions

Meenu Johnkutty May 18, 2020
Traditionally, medical schools require students to submit letter grades for their prerequisite classes; however, some have begun to rethink their admissions criteria for the upcoming admissions cycle.
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The LSAT goes digital

Deidre Redhead October 24, 2019
As of Sept. 21, the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) will be administered digitally. The first opportunity to take the computerized exam is on Oct. 28. According to a press release from Kaplan Test Prep, an organization that specializes in higher education test preparation, a tablet and stylus will replace the traditional pencil-and-paper format.
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2015 MCAT looks to push applicants even further

Jasmine Blennau September 4, 2014
The MCAT, an exam that is administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges to assess medical school applicants, will undergo changes to make it a longer exam that tests more material.
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