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Get active in high school!

December 14, 2010, Posted In Activity Involvement
Stephen

As seniors wrap up their applications this month, younger students – freshmen, sophomores, and juniors – should look to the future and ask themselves a few questions: What will college admissions officers think about my application? How will I be viewed in their eyes? College admissions is a holistic process. When evaluating your application, admissions … Continue reading Get active in high school!

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Why planning early for college leads to success

November 9, 2010, Posted In College Admissions
Stephen

The hype this time of year seems to center around high school seniors – and why wouldn’t it? Some seniors have already submitted their applications – and some have even heard back from colleges. Others wait… and wait… and wait… until mid-December, for early decision and early action responses, and others wait even longer, and … Continue reading Why planning early for college leads to success

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Four tips for approaching your activities list

October 12, 2010, Posted In Activities List
Stephen

College admissions is a holistic process – when evaluating your application, admissions officers consider many factors, such as GPA, standardized test scores, essays, recommendation letters and extracurricular activities. But which activities should you include? Maybe you’ve been involved in a variety of activities throughout your four years of high school. Whether you’ve been a JV … Continue reading Four tips for approaching your activities list

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Act now! Or don’t.

October 8, 2010, Posted In College Admissions
Stephen

It’s early October. Do you know when your applications are due? Around this time of year, there tends to be a lot of confusion about exactly when to apply to college. Early action, early decision, early decision 2, regular decision, rolling decision, early admission, single choice early action … Ugh! Stop the madness! Now, the … Continue reading Act now! Or don’t.

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