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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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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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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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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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5 Tips for Making College Applications Easier college applications deadlines early action early decisions priority deadline Oct 24, 2019

You are on your way!  You’ve got your college list finalized, common app essay completed, recommendations requested, and with applications around the corner you’ll soon be finished the college application process.  These 5 tips will help you stay organized and on...

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Five Tips for Making College Applications Easier application deadlines applications calendar college application plans college applications track progress Oct 26, 2018

You are on the home stretch!  Only a few more weeks and your college applications will soon be done. Here are 5 ways you can keep sane during these last few weeks! 

  1. Set up Application Plans. Know what is needed to make a complete application at each college you are applying...
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SAT Subject Based Test Questions & Answers act college applications college board college planning college timeline sat ii sat subject based test standardized test standardized testing Nov 09, 2017

SAT Subject tests are based on the curriculum you have in class.  It's an opportunity to demonstrate your mastery of a particular subject. According to the College Board,

"The SAT Subject Tests offer you an additional opportunity to show colleges what you know and what you know you can do....

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