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Who should write your letters of recommendation?

June 27, 2011, Posted In College Admissions
Stephen

If you’re a rising senior, you have lots to think about this fall. One important part of the application that’s often overlooked by high school students is letters of recommendation. How many will you need? Whom should you ask and when? What should they say about you? For most private colleges and universities, you’ll likely … Continue reading Who should write your letters of recommendation?

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Can you afford college? A primer on financial aid

May 25, 2011, Posted In College Admissions
Marc

For most families looking at colleges, there’s more to consider than just location, student population and majors offered. There’s the cost. Is college affordable? What is financial aid? And how can you get in on the act? Financial aid programs began in the mid-‘60s; today, financial aid is – for most – the only way … Continue reading Can you afford college? A primer on financial aid

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Summer activities that impress admissions officers

May 4, 2011, Posted In Activity Involvement
Stephen

Have you figured out what you’re doing yet this summer? Watching TV? Playing Xbox? Sitting around on Facebook? No, no, and no, say admissions officers. They don’t necessarily care what you do this summer, but they like to see that you’ve done something. What is that something? Here are seven ideas for summer activities that … Continue reading Summer activities that impress admissions officers

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