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A time line for getting ready for college

July 8, 2013, Posted In Early College Planning
Stephen

Thinking about college? If so, remember – the college admissions process is complicated, but organization and advanced planning can alleviate stress and make applying more manageable. Here is a timeline that we advise high school student to follow. It works backwards for high school seniors — younger students and parents should take note of what … Continue reading A time line for getting ready for college

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7 simple steps to improve your chances of acceptance

July 1, 2013, Posted In Standing Out
Stephen

1. Start early in the admissions process. Freshmen and sophomores should take classes that allow them to demonstrate proficiency and prepare for advanced coursework while getting involved in activities to explore interests and gain leadership. Juniors and seniors should start the admissions process as early as possible, getting to know their guidance counselor, visiting/selecting colleges, … Continue reading 7 simple steps to improve your chances of acceptance

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The importance of demonstrating interest

June 24, 2013, Posted In Demonstrating Interest
Stephen

It’s easy to apply to more than ten universities (although not advisable): you simply click a few buttons and pay the application fees. But before online applications existed, students visited or called admissions offices to receive blank applications. As a result, high school students applied to many fewer universities, and they had a genuine interest … Continue reading The importance of demonstrating interest

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