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The Three Things Juniors Need to Know About Paying for College

November 7, 2019, Posted In Financial Aid
Amanda

By Sabrina Manville For Juniors, the rubber meets the road with respect to college research. You’re probably starting to build your list, investigating colleges that interest you, and perhaps planning your visits in the spring and summer months. As you dive in, you may be tempted to leave financial considerations off your radar for a … Continue reading The Three Things Juniors Need to Know About Paying for College

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What to include in a letter of recommendation for grad school

November 7, 2019, Posted In Grad Admissions
Kristen

Letters of recommendation are incredibly important in the grad school application process because they describe an applicant from different viewpoints and add to the overall profile of the student. An effective letter of recommendation will allow the admissions committee to make a more informed assessment of the candidate. Letters are typically from professors, mentors or … Continue reading What to include in a letter of recommendation for grad school

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Weighted vs. unweighted GPA

November 7, 2019, Posted In Academics
Marc

Parents and students often wonder whether weighted or unweighted GPA will be submitted as part of the application, and which is given preference by an admissions committee. First, it’s important to note that the use of weighted vs. unweighted GPA is at the discretion of your child’s high school. As such, students do not choose between one or … Continue reading Weighted vs. unweighted GPA

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What to do after submitting a college application

November 1, 2019, Posted In Admissions Stress
Kyle

The moment has finally arrived when you’ve hit the “submit” button on your first application – congratulations! While you’re likely feeling a combination of anxiety, excitement, and relief, your work is far from over. Be sure to follow these steps to ensure that you remain on-track through the rest of the application cycle. Check your … Continue reading What to do after submitting a college application

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