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SAT or ACT: Which test should your child take?

September 30, 2015, Posted In Standardized Testing
Stephen

When it comes to your child’s SAT or ACT preparation, it is important to understand how distinct differences in test content and style can help maximize their scores. Find out which test your child should take using AcceptU’s interactive standardized test quiz: [qzzr quiz=”105097″ width=”100%” height=”auto” redirect=”true” offset=”0″]

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With extracurricular activities, less can mean more

July 10, 2015, Posted In Activities List
Stephen

College admissions officers consider many factors, including your GPA and rigor of curriculum, standardized test scores, essays, recommendation letters and extracurricular activities. But which activities should you include on your application, and why? Consider joining clubs as early as freshman year. Maybe you’re not sure which clubs you’ll like and which ones you won’t like […]

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What not to do on a college visit

June 13, 2015, Posted In College Admissions
Stephen

Nothing can replace a college visit in helping a student determine if a particular school is a good match. High school students seem to have a sixth sense when it comes to college visits – most know almost immediately if they like, or don’t like, a particular college. As you’re planning your trips for this […]

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Five criteria for finding your perfect college

June 5, 2015, Posted In College Admissions
Stephen

Rising seniors: it’s time to start visiting colleges! But narrowing down schools to visit, and eventually apply to, can be overwhelming. To help, consider these five criteria for finding your perfect college: Safety, match, and reach schools. Consider colleges where your academic profile – GPA and test scores – matches that of the student body. […]

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