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Admissions Strategy

Why colleges and universities want “active” students

November 30, 2018, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Sophie

College admissions can be daunting for high school students – competitive colleges consider strong academics, compelling essays, a flawless interview, glowing letters of recommendation and high scores on standardized tests. With all of these factors, why do colleges also stress that they seek students who have extracurricular involvement and leadership? Consider the following: Colleges are … Continue reading Why colleges and universities want “active” students

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5 Benefits of Visiting Campus as an Admitted Student

March 19, 2018, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Paula

  What a difference being admitted makes! Your hard work has turned your dream into reality and it’s time to make your final college choice. Many universities offer Admitted Student Days or special visit options for admitted students. Here’s why you should consider taking advantage of them: See Campus with New (Admitted) Eyes How you … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Visiting Campus as an Admitted Student

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What to do after you’ve been deferred

December 20, 2017, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Cecilia

Deferrals and rejections are an unfortunate part of the college application process that high school seniors will confront each year. While we encourage families to hope for the best, it’s equally important to be prepared for an unfavorable decision following Early Decision/Early Action applications. Here are some useful tips for students whose early applications have been deferred: Keep your head … Continue reading What to do after you’ve been deferred

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