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How to make your activities standout on college applications

April 30, 2021, Posted In Extracurricular Activities
Cecilia

You are committed to being an active high school student. Now it’s time to tell your story. Whether you took part in a few activities or several, it’s likely each story is important to you. You’ve gone over all the details and revisited the milestones you reached. How could you possibly convey it all in … Continue reading How to make your activities standout on college applications

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The importance of demonstrated interest

April 14, 2021, Posted In Demonstrating Interest
Kyle

In 1990, just 9% of graduating high school seniors were applying to 7 or more colleges. By 2011, that number had shot up to 29% (data from NACAC). With increased marketing and recruitment efforts, the growing popularity and accessibility of the Common Application and a more competitive process overall, the trend should come as no surprise. All good, right? That depends on who … Continue reading The importance of demonstrated interest

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