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Considering Early Decision? Sep 30, 2022

What is Early Decision (ED)?

Early Decision is a binding admissions decision plan. In exchange for receiving an earlier admissions decision, students applying ED agree that, if they’re admitted, they’ll attend that college and withdraw all of their other college applications....

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Colleges Are No Longer Requiring SAT or ACT Scores: What This Means For You act college examination sat Sep 24, 2022

At one time, the SAT and ACT served as a rite of passage, and it was known that students needed to excel on these exams if they wanted to get into any of the best schools. Considered an excellent leveling analysis, the Scholastic Aptitude Test and American College Testing exams served as great...

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Do Safety Schools Really Exists Any More? applying to college college admissions college applications safety school Sep 23, 2022

As the college admission process becomes more complex, students are beginning to wonder if they are assured acceptance to their so-called ‘safety’ schools. This is a tricky question, and the short answer is: not really. Traditionally, counselors have suggested that high school...

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Dual Degree vs. Double Major: Which is a Better Fit? double degree double major Sep 17, 2022

Are you interested in pursuing more than one field of study while you earn your bachelor's degree? If so, then getting a dual degree or double major may be an excellent choice for you. Having two degrees can open many doors as you search for a job. But do these terms mean the same thing? What are...

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Financial Matters: Studying out-of-state at in-state prices exchange student finances financial matters public colleges public universities Sep 16, 2022

Because of agreements developed between some neighboring states, many out-of-state students pay tuition at the same or only a slightly higher rate than in-state residents. For example, students from Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin may be eligible for...

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Focus on majors: Chemistry chemistry college major selecting a college major Sep 10, 2022

Chemists provide the knowledge needed to create many of the products we use each day. The results of their efforts are seen in the medicines that treat diseases, in the fabrics we use in clothing and furniture, and in the synthetic materials that make up many of the objects used in daily...

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Should You Take Classes In-Person, Online, or Both? face-to-face class mode of teaching online class Sep 10, 2022

In recent years, online classes have become an integral part of higher education. To make sense of these choices, we offer a culmination of college consulting services. 

Clark College Consulting offers personal college coaching for students who need additional college planning services. We...

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Making the Most of Your High School Years high school high school to college Sep 03, 2022

Entering high school can be overwhelming; you’ll have far more options and opportunities and greater expectations. The choices you make through high school will have an impact on your future education. It is essential to choose wisely both classes and extracurricular activities so that you...

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College Athletics: What You Need to Know college athletics student athlete Sep 03, 2022

One of the most popular activities a student can participate in during their college career is athletics. College athletes make up a large population of each university. Students all over the country are recruited by colleges at different levels depending on multiple factors. The levels include...

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Majoring in Journalism changing major college major college match selecting a college major Aug 27, 2022

Journalists are writers who strive to provide unbiased, candid information and news through varying media communications outlets. These writers seek to communicate information through radio, magazines, and television. As the digital age of media and technology is becoming more advanced, consumers...

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Internships for Credit and Why You Should Apply applying to college college credit college decision college internship internship Aug 21, 2022

College credit internships are an excellent way to prepare for entering the job market after graduation. Internships allow you to test drive your career while still in college so that you'll be ready to jump right into your first full-time gig by graduation. Not only do they put you ahead of your...

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Parent Involvement in Applying for College college admissions college application plans college consultant college decision finances financial aid parents Aug 14, 2022

As any parent can tell you, the college application process can be one of the most challenging and stressful periods a student and parent will ever experience. It's only natural to want to help your child as much as possible throughout this process. But, as much as parents want to be involved in...

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