College

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Does it matter where you go to college?

An admissions consultant’s life can be a bit hectic, especially around deadline season. We and our clients are all single-mindedly focused on one goal: getting those…

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3 Ways to Improve your Data Science or Programming Grad School App

Data Scientists and Programmers are in demand, so much so, they’re probably the only group of people that actually get pertinent LinkedIn DMs. Companies are fighting…

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Admissionado’s Guide to Navigating Rolling Admissions

Deadlines are stressful things. You etch the date into your mind, and it begins to loom over everything in your life. You may feel a lurching…

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Is An MBA In Your Future? Here’s How To Prepare NOW.

So, you’re a spritely recent college graduate, or maybe you’ve already been crushing it as a ‘real’ adult, and you’ve decided that you want to go…

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Securing a Kick-Ass College Recommendation

The letter of recommendation is tricky. On one hand, it’s the only part of the application that doesn’t require any writing on the applicant’s part—easy! On…

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Grades

A bad grade. It happens to everyone at some point, but as a parent, it can feel particularly painful. As an adult, you likely have a…

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Essay Analysis: Yale University 2018-19

“You are teaching a Yale course. What is it called?” Here you have enough room to TITLE the course, and then “blurb it.” When we say…

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Essay Analysis: University of Pennsylvania 2018-19

“How will you explore your intellectual and academic interests at the University of Pennsylvania? Please answer this question given the specific undergraduate school to which you…

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Essay Analysis: Stanford University 2018-19

“Virtually all of Stanford’s undergraduates live on campus. Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate—and…

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Essay Analysis: Princeton University 2018-19

“Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences that was particularly meaningful to you.” Suppose you start by listing out ALL your…

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