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Amanda San Román

Dealing with a college rejection

January 25, 2019, Posted In Admissions Stress
Amanda

We’ve all seen the YouTube videos of students opening their college acceptances and celebrating with friends and family. For some students, receiving the admission decision is one of the most joyous experiences of their lives. But for many students, attending their dream school may not become a reality. Dealing with rejection is difficult, and as … Continue reading Dealing with a college rejection

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Summer STEM activities

January 4, 2019, Posted In Activities List
Amanda

Even though the new year just began, now is the time to start planning your summer activities. Admissions officers like to see that students have done something with their summers – whether it’s going to camp, working at an ice cream shop or attending an academic program or internship – anything is better than nothing. … Continue reading Summer STEM activities

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The advantages of an admissions counselor

December 14, 2018, Posted In College Admissions
Amanda

When beginning the college admissions process, it’s important to work closely with your school counselor – he or she can serve as a resource for information on developing a college list, standardized tests and financial aid. However, because the ratio of students to guidance counselors can be as high as 500:1, working with just your … Continue reading The advantages of an admissions counselor

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Tufts University supplemental essays 2018

August 15, 2018, Posted In Supplemental essays
Amanda

Prospective Jumbos – listen up! Here’s a look into how to best answer the Tufts supplemental essay questions. Applicants to the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering, and 5-Year Tufts/NEC Combined Degree answer the following two questions: Think outside the box as you answer the following questions.  Take a risk and go somewhere … Continue reading Tufts University supplemental essays 2018

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