College

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Where Billionaires Went to School

Billionaires—love them, hate them, or love to hate them—run our world. The top one percent controls 45% of all wealth according to Credit Suisse, a number…

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Younger, Older, Just Right: The Widening Age Range of MBA Students

Last season, we encountered a novel problem with one of our deferred admissions program clients. The young man had written about his desire to attend networking…

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Admissionado Quick Q&A: Does Harvard make successful professionals, or do remarkable students make Harvard?

*This response was originally posted on Quora. Follow our founder, Raj Patil, there for more 🙂 Not sure how you’re defining “successful professionals,” (there could be…

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Why College Applications Are So Complicated

Dear college applicants: it gets easier. If you’re looking at a college application for the first time this spring, know that it’s the most complex application…

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The Art of Balancing Extracurriculars And Interests In High School

There’s no denying how important extracurriculars are when it comes to a student’s college application. They help students gain leadership skills, show their eagerness to engage in…

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5 Signs You’ve Taken On Too Many Extracurriculars

We’re just diving right in: 1. You feel fatigued   Are you having to stay up really late to get your homework done or prepare for exams?…

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Here’s Why College Applicants Shouldn’t Focus Only On Test Scores

We hear from parents and high school students every day who are more concerned than ever about standardized test scores. The big question is how much…

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Parents, Here Are 4 Reasons To Let Your Child Study Out-of-state

You had heard this could happen. You’ve even seen it happen to friends, or friends-of-friends. You never thought it would happen to you: your child wants…

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How Does the College Admissions Cheating Scandal Affect Real, Honest Admissions Consulting?

A funny thing happened a few days ago. I was talking to friends from D.C. who, two weeks prior, had never heard of “admissions consulting.” Upon…

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The Beginner’s Guide to the SAT

The SAT is a critical part of the application process to U.S. colleges. If you’re just getting started looking into the SAT, it can definitely seem…

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