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Answering the Unasked Questions applying to college college admissions college applications Nov 14, 2022

How will you benefit from attending our college? What will you contribute to our college? While you may not see these questions appearing on your college applications, if you address these topics in your applications, you will set yourself apart from other applicants and make a persuasive case...

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How Much Should You Disclose? applying to college college college application plans college applications Oct 15, 2022

Students often worry about calling attention to anything that is negative on a college application, but just because you ignore something doesn’t mean admission officers won’t notice it. They might see that your math scores on the SAT and your grades in Algebra and Pre-Calculus are...

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Are Bachelor’s Degrees Losing Their Value? applying to college bachelor's degree college college admissions Oct 09, 2022

The 4-year college degree was considered a ticket to a better life for generations. Unfortunately, with rising inflation and ballooning student debt, the value of the bachelor’s degree is in decline.

Companies like Amazon, Google, and Tesla, in addition to large portions of the banking and...

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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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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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Making the Grade: 5 Study Methods to Help You Pass Your College Exams applying to college college examination college preparation Jul 09, 2022

Setting yourself up for graduating with honors and the Dean's list achievement every semester means having an uncompromising work ethic. 

Pack these 5 study methods with your ramen noodles and XL twin sheets.

Study Tools For College Students 

If you’re anything like I was in...

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Finding a College That’s Disability Friendly and Accessible applying to college college decision college environment college fit Jul 02, 2022

Having a physical or learning disability requires calculated college planning help. It can be discouraging when disability-friendly campuses aren’t always as visible as a college's degree programs or Greek life.

 

Challenges Finding Accessibility in College

To find welcoming colleges...

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Financial Matters: Pre-College Financial and Legal Matters applying to college college acceptance finances financial matters money money for college Jun 18, 2022

There are a few legal and financial issues that should be addressed before your son or daughter goes off to college. If your child has turned or will turn 18 during the next year, she is legally an adult, and you, her parent, lose the legal authority to make decisions on her behalf. That means...

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How to Benefit from Your College Search applying to college college admissions college consultant college decision college planning college preparation college search Apr 30, 2022

When it comes to making one of the most critical decisions in your life, you want to be sure that you are doing everything possible to make the best choice. For many students and their families, that means researching and visiting colleges and universities. There are several ways to make the most...

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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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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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