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Counselor Spotlight: Sarah

August 13, 2019, Posted In College Admissions

Sarah is a college counselor at AcceptU. She received her BA from Davidson College and has a master’s degree from Vanderbilt University. Sarah has over seven years of admissions and advising experience at several institutions, including at Vanderbilt University, Emory University, College of Charleston and Davidson.   Watch Sarah’s intro video here:  View additional … Continue reading Counselor Spotlight: Sarah

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Applying to Graduate School after a Gap Year (or More)

August 9, 2019, Posted In Grad School Planning

Some college seniors might consider graduate school as an immediate next step after graduation, but it is not uncommon to take one or more gap years before pursuing an advanced degree. Returning to academia after some years out may seem daunting, but there are several ways to make the most of your time away and … Continue reading Applying to Graduate School after a Gap Year (or More)

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Common mistakes to avoid in college essays

August 2, 2019, Posted In Application Essay

Your college application essays play an extremely important role in the overall presentation of your application. The essays are one of the few places where you can truly show your voice and convince an admissions officer why you’d be a great fit for their college or university.  Unfortunately, many students don’t take the appropriate amount … Continue reading Common mistakes to avoid in college essays

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Undergraduate engineering: What are my options?

July 17, 2019, Posted In Academics

You dream of becoming an engineer, but aren’t sure what engineering specializations are available to undergraduates in the US, and how your future career will be shaped by your major choice.  The degree options available in undergraduate engineering reflect the specialized skills you’ll gain and the career paths you may take. Large universities typically offer … Continue reading Undergraduate engineering: What are my options?

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