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13 Things to Look For in a College Visit campus activities campus selection campus visit college campus politics college consultant college decision college environment college location college match college planning May 01, 2022

When visiting a college, the main aim is to find the right fit. This means finding a school with all the features students are looking for. One of the most critical factors in the decision should be how well the school supports specific academic goals. However, there are other things to look for...

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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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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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What is your “Perfect College”? college planning college search college survey perfect college Nov 01, 2019

When you think about the “Perfect College” what comes to mind?  Bucolic hills, palm trees, or urban energy?  Classes with 12 students or with 120?  Going to a football game, a political debate, an art show – all of the above?  How do you know which college is...

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Get to Know Your High School Counselor college planning guidance counselor Oct 11, 2019

Do you know your high school counselor?  Maybe you’ve met with them to sign up for classes or to make a schedule change.  Or maybe not.  Depending on your school, your counselor may could be responsible for 30 students or 300+ students so some counselors are more...

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Singing the Senioritus Blues college college planning gpa grades high school second semester senior in high school senioritus university Nov 22, 2017

What do I need to focus on in my second semester?

Now that your first semester is under your belt, it is tempting to take it easy during your second semester. Why does it matter if some of my grades slip this semester?

What You Do Now Matters

Colleges are going to ask the following questions of...

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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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