College

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Three Unique Advantages of Being a Chinese Applicant

As a Chinese applicant to American universities, you’ve no doubt heard all about the many challenges you’ll face in the admissions process. You are also probably…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Helping Your Child Get into College

College application season can be stressful—not just for the student, but for the parent too. As a parent watching your child make some of the biggest…

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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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