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Five great schools for career placement

September 5, 2016, Posted In For Seniors
Aidan

With the rising cost of college and an increasingly competitive job market, your child’s upcoming applications should consider more than just their four year education. While each of the following five schools are distinguished by their location, size and culture, they all maintain the necessary resources when it comes to career placement for recent graduates. […]

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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 choose a college major

September 20, 2015, Posted In For Juniors
Aidan

When it comes to selecting a major, your child has a variety of factors to weigh before reaching a decision. Here are five simple tips to consider as they finish high school and enter their first year at college. Find something you’re good at. While it may sound overly simplistic, knowing your strengths and weaknesses […]

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How to create your college list

March 30, 2014, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Marc

There are more than 2,000 four-year colleges in the United States to choose from. When starting the college admissions process, make sure that you research schools with programs that best suit you. Your initial list can be as long as you’d like, but you should keep in mind that applying to every university on your […]

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How social media can help with college admissions

October 21, 2013, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Stephen

According to an annual Kaplan survey, more than 33% of admissions officers at the nation’s top 500 colleges found online material that hurt applicant’s chances of admission. Just as social media can be used against you, however, it can also be advantageous in the admissions process. Here’s how to use social media, including Facebook, Twitter […]

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