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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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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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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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4 Tips on How to Choose a College Major college admissions college application plans college applications college major selecting a college major May 09, 2022

Deciding on what college major to choose can be difficult. There are so many options available, and it's hard to know which one is the right fit for you. In this blog post, we will provide you with some tips on choosing a college major.

 

Know Your Interests

One of the best ways to narrow...

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4 Common College Application Mistakes college admissions college application plans college applications college consultant May 03, 2022

Applying to college can be a daunting task. There are so many things to keep track of, and making even one mistake can jeopardize your chances of being accepted into the school of your dreams. In this blog post, we will outline some common mistakes students make when applying to college and...

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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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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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