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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 […]

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How to prepare your child for college

June 30, 2014, Posted In College Admissions
Stephen

It’s never too early for you and your child to start thinking about college. In reality, most freshmen and sophomores consider college to be far off in the distance, and don’t get serious until it’s too late. If you have a junior, it’s essential to start thinking about the college admissions process now. For parents […]

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Five ways to get a jump-start on your college apps

May 4, 2014, Posted In College Admissions
Stephen

What are you doing this summer? Perhaps you’re scooping ice cream – or traveling abroad on a community service trip. Or maybe you’re taking a class at a community college to explore an academic interest (which will look great on your college applications!). Maybe you’re teaching yourself to play an instrument, or reading for pleasure, […]

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