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Jamie Moynihan

How to stand out on your college applications

May 15, 2019, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Jamie

I regularly get questions from families asking “what should my daughter/son do to stand out in the admission process?” While I’d love to give an answer like “75 hours of community service, become captain of a team and vice president of your class,” admissions just doesn’t work like that. Instead, when working with students, I … Continue reading How to stand out on your college applications

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A peek inside the admissions office: Holistic review

March 25, 2019, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Jamie

The term “holistic review” is thrown around all the time in college admissions. You’ll hear it referenced at virtually every tour and information session that you attend and it is plastered on admission websites. But what does holistic actually mean? Holistic review differs from high school to high school and can mean different things at … Continue reading A peek inside the admissions office: Holistic review

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