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Big Fish or Little Fish? academics college planning college preparation

Would you rather be a big fish in a small pond or a little fish in a big pond? As you start your college search, this is an important question for both students and parents to consider.


Many people assume that it’s better to attend the most selective college possible, even if your...

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HIgh School Academic Planning academics

In this video, Amy Haskell and I discuss Academic Planning for high school students.  

  1. What Classes should you take?
  2. Should you push yourself in certain areas?
  3. The importance of transcripts.
  4. Getting a high school curriculum guide is important.
  5. Advantages of proactive ownership of...
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Top 10 Factors to Consider for Your “Perfect” College academics campus activities climate college college visits factors to consider for college financial aid housing location narrowing college list school spirit size social scene student body

Here are the Top 10 factors to consider for your “Perfect” college:

Academics: How important is this factor to you? If you know your major, that should be a requirement What about special programs such as honors, study abroad, senior projects? Also consider the learning...

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