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7 Things Your College Admissions Consultant Wants You to Know applying to college college admissions college application plans college applications college consultant college decision Apr 04, 2022

As you prepare for college, there are a lot of things to make sure that you have on your to-do list and keep organized. That is why a college admissions consultant does a lot of the organization for you! As an independent education consultant, your college admissions coach can provide you with a...

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5 Things to do in High School That Make College Easier ap classes applying to college college admissions college applications college consultant college preparation extracurricular activities high school to college scholarships Apr 04, 2022

Did you know that there are things you can do throughout your high school career that can actually make college easier? It may surprise you to know that college prep should begin as early as freshman year of high school. With the help of your school's guidance counselor along with a college...

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Waitlist Purgatory: Decision Making for your Dream University college acceptance college admissions dream university university waitlist Mar 25, 2022

Uh-oh. Your eagerly-awaited decision letter from Dream University finally arrives and you learn that you’ve been offered not the hoped-for place in the class, but a spot on their waitlist. What should you do now?

Your first step is to carefully consider the rest of your college acceptances...

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Do You Know How Social Media Affects College Admission? applying to college college admissions college consultant college research social media social media & colleges Mar 24, 2022

Did you know that social media can actually have an impact on college admissions? As you consider how to get into college, it is important to remember that the colleges you apply to maybe check your social media to help inform their final decision. The last thing you want is to go through all the...

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What is College Admissions? act applying to college college acceptance college admissions college application plans fafsa sat Mar 24, 2022

If you are considering going to college you have probably heard the term “college admissions”, but do you really know what is all included in college admissions? The college admissions process begins earlier than you might think - in freshman year of high school - and continues all...

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Financial Matters: College Majors with the Best ROI college major college planning finances financial matters return on investment roi Mar 18, 2022

Today, students and parents alike are far more thoughtful about both if and where they continue into higher education after graduating from high school. That ‘where’ is always accompanied by ‘what should I study’. It has been shown that college graduates on average earn...

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Focus on Majors: Molecular Biology college decision college major college planning molecular biology selecting a college major Mar 11, 2022

Molecular biology is the study of biology at the molecular level. It focuses on the structure and function of the molecules that form the basis of life. Molecular biologists explore cells, their characteristics and parts, chemical processes, and how molecules control cellular activity and growth....

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The New SAT—Shorter and Online college board preparing for the sat sat test prep Mar 04, 2022

As has been widely publicized of late, the College Board has announced some exciting updates to their standardized tests. The key parts of these changes include:

• Testing will be completed online

• Tests will last 2 hours, not 3

• Calculator allowed on all math questions

Factors...

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Should You Take AP Tests? ap exam ap scores ap test Feb 06, 2022

During early May, high school students around the world sit for Advanced Placement (AP) exams. The College Board runs the AP program and provides teachers with curriculum guides so that they can cover the material students will be required to know for the exams. At some schools, students enrolled...

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FOCUS on Majors: Film Studies college major film Feb 06, 2022

If you aspire to expose the world’s ills through documentaries, have visions of fame, fortune, and financial reward, or simply long to get paid for watching movies, Film Studies may be the major of your dreams. Among the most popular and competitive of college majors, Film isn’t just...

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Consider Your Return on Investment When It Comes To Picking A College college decision comparing financial aid award letters financial aid return on investment Feb 06, 2022

There are so many moving parts to a student’s search for the ‘right’ college location, academic options, student services, clubs, and organizations, career preparations – but none of them matters if a family cannot afford that outstanding education. Attending college is a...

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Making a Great College Match college fit college match good college fit Jan 31, 2022

One student loves the non-competitive academic atmosphere at Haverford College, making learning much more enjoyable. Another student praises the intense competition at UC San Diego, motivating her to do her best work. Two great schools. But not great for every student. Both of these students had...

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