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User beware! Five social media tips for college applicants

January 21, 2016, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Stephen

It was recently reported that, in a survey of college admissions officers, 40% of respondents admit that they check applicants’ social media profiles during the decision-making process, and approximately one in three admissions officers search online to find out more information on applicants. What are admissions officers trying to determine about applicants? Perhaps they want … Continue reading User beware! Five social media tips for college applicants

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What to expect from the SAT reading section

January 5, 2016, Posted In College Admissions
Aidan

With the next available SAT testing date fast approaching (January 23rd), students taking the exam should be well underway in their preparation and study. To help your child maximize his or her score, let’s breakdown some keys to success when it comes to reading comprehension: First and foremost, it’s important to remember that every question … Continue reading What to expect from the SAT reading section

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Standardized test scores for Ivy League admission

July 24, 2015, Posted In College Admissions
Aidan

The SAT is a key criterion used by Ivy League admissions offices to evaluate applications and predict college success. It measures students’ abilities in analytical writing, quantitative reasoning and reading comprehension. The test is a prominent source of anxiety among parents and students alike. Let’s begin by addressing three common questions when it comes to … Continue reading Standardized test scores for Ivy League admission

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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. … Continue reading Five criteria for finding your perfect college

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