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How to fill gaps in your résumé

November 14, 2016, Posted In Grad School Planning

If you have a gap in your résumé you might think that it will raise a red flag with companies or graduate schools. In fact, employers and admissions officers are less interested in the gap itself as they are about what you did during the gap – and how you’ve moved forward. First, some tips […]

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Mind the gap

November 11, 2016, Posted In Admissions Overview

For an increasing number of college bound seniors, gap year programs have become a viable alternative to the more traditional academic path. Opportunities for travel, employment, study and independent living can provide students with a more mature and refined perspective on their education and career prospects. Here are four important questions for families thinking about […]

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Important next steps after applying Early Decision (ED)

October 31, 2016, Posted In Applying Early

November marks an important date on the college admissions calendar. With the majority of Early Decision (ED) applications wrapping up by November 15, thousands of college-bound seniors will take a collective sigh of relief in knowing that their first (and hopefully last) wave of applications are in the books! While we encourage students to take a short break […]

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Four questions to ask during an MBA interview

October 31, 2016, Posted In MBA Interview

For MBA admissions interviews, most applicants usually prepare responses for questions they expect to receive from the interviewers. However, applicants often miss the fact that the questions they ask during and at the end of an interview can be equally – if not more – important. Here are four questions to ask during an MBA […]

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Why colleges and universities want “active” students

October 24, 2016, Posted In Admissions Strategy

College admissions can be daunting for high school students – competitive colleges consider strong academics, compelling essays, a flawless interview, glowing letters of recommendation and high scores on standardized tests. With all of these factors, why do colleges also stress that they seek students who have extracurricular involvement and leadership? Consider the following: Colleges are […]

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