College

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5 Tips to Help You Balance SAT/ACT Prep with Finals

Finals are quickly approaching, as are college application deadlines, but meeting your goals for both is still very possible. Assessing the amount of work, the overlap…

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5 Ways to Prepare for Essay Exams

Essay exams are some of the most difficult exams, not only because of the limited time for writing, but also because they require students to recall…

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Applying To College, From Parents

We talk to a lot of parents. And they have a lot of questions. In person. Via email. Over the phone. Online. Regardless of the medium,…

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Test-Taking Tips for High Schoolers

Test-taking is its own kind of skill. Whether you’ve got a book quiz in English tomorrow or are trying to achieve a perfect score on the…

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Deciding How Many (And Which) Colleges To Apply To

The college application season is upon us which means concerned high schoolers everywhere are grappling with questions like: How many schools should I apply to? What…

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FAFSA Changes: Your 2017 College Financial Aid Guide

FAFSA is now available… sooner than ever! The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2017-18 academic year was released on Saturday, October 1,…

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College Acceptance Rates: Ignore Them And Succeed

Competitive colleges are not a lock for anyone, not even the cream of the crop. Valedictorians are rejected. Students with perfect scores on the SAT and…

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6 Factors International Students Should Consider when Selecting a US University

Choosing the right universities to apply to can be confusing for any student, but doing so from another country is especially challenging. With unfamiliar academic standards/programs,…

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Risk Taking In Application Essays – From the Founders Podcast

“There was one moment, though, that seemed to light some eyes up around the room… the moment I spoke about taking risks in application essays.” Our…

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The Biggest Takeaway From NACAC’s 2015 State of College Admission Report

Every year, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) surveys thousands of admissions professionals to produce their State of College Admissions report. From Deans of…

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