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Seven common essay mistakes to avoid

October 20, 2010, Posted In Application Essay
Stephen

When driving in your car (or riding a bus or taking a taxi), do you like red lights? Speed bumps? Traffic? Slow drivers in front of you? We don’t either. We’re not advocating road rage, but it isa much more pleasant journey from Point A to Point B when there are very few – or […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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College interviews 101

October 5, 2010, Posted In College Admissions
Marc

The college interview is one of the few vehicles that you have (other than your essay) to showcase who you are beyond raw numbers. While the interview is not considered an essential part of your application, it can definitely put your application in a better light if it goes well. A few tips to remember […]

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Top ten list of colleges with high admit rates

September 27, 2010, Posted In Acceptance Rate
Marc

We’re excited to announce today our list of the top ten colleges that accept more than 70% of applicants. Our college admissions experts selected the diverse range of schools based on recognition in national rankings, geographic, academic and social data. Students in search of stellar programs that admit a relatively high percentage of applicants should […]

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