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Finding the Right College

College planning: 5 common misconceptions

April 3, 2017, Posted In Finding the Right College
Aidan

The early stages of college planning and research for high school underclassmen can often feel like information overload. Rankings, statistics and social media provide endless amounts of information – some useful – some not so much. Over the years, we’ve received quite a bit of feedback when it comes to the college search process. Here […]

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20 questions to ask your college tour guide

May 31, 2016, Posted In Finding the Right College
Marc

Visiting colleges is about more than scoping out the campus and buying a t-shirt. A college tour is your time to gather as much useful information as possible to assess whether the school is a good fit for your child. Before the tour, research the school and discuss what’s most important to your child’s college […]

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College planning: 5 common misconceptions

April 22, 2016, Posted In Finding the Right College
Aidan

The early stages of college planning and research for high school underclassmen can often feel like information overload. Rankings, statistics and social media provide endless amounts of information – some useful – some not so much. Over the years, we’ve received quite a bit of feedback when it comes to the college search process. Here […]

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How to define a liberal arts college

March 10, 2016, Posted In Finding the Right College
Sophie

For families in the midst of the college planning process, the term “liberal arts college” (LAC) is often used to describe a certain grouping of schools. While the term may sound straightforward, it can sometimes be misconstrued. To help, here are five defining characteristics of a liberal arts college experience: Setting. LACs are often distinguished […]

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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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