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Why colleges and universities want “active” students

November 6, 2015, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Stephen

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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Five great schools for career placement

September 3, 2015, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Marc

With the rising cost of college and an increasingly competitive job market, your child’s upcoming applications should consider more than just their four year education. While each of the following five schools are distinguished by their location, size and culture, they all maintain the necessary resources when it comes to career placement for recent graduates. … Continue reading Five great schools for career placement

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The benefit of high school jobs with college admissions

July 17, 2015, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Marc

High school jobs come in all shapes and sizes. Just ask Warren Buffett, founder of Berkshire Hathaway, who worked summers as a paperboy. Or Ma Huateng, creator of WeChat, who earned a humble $176 per month during his first job. Even AcceptU Managing Director Sophie Gray is quick to confess that her first job was … Continue reading The benefit of high school jobs with college admissions

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