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Standing Out

Benefits of working with an AcceptU former admissions officer

February 5, 2021, Posted In Standing Out
Amanda

There are more students applying to college than ever, which means acceptance rates have never been lower. Coupled with the confusion created by the pandemic, students are struggling to standout in an increasingly competitive pool. How can you sort through the noise of hundreds of colleges sending you marketing emails? How do you know what … Continue reading Benefits of working with an AcceptU former admissions officer

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AcceptU Impact

January 8, 2021, Posted In Standing Out
Amanda

We’re excited to share with you AcceptU Impact, our three online extracurricular programs for students who are looking to dive deeper into an academic area of interest, gain unique, hands-on experience and build skills that will set them up for success in the college process and beyond. You can watch the webinar below or download … Continue reading AcceptU Impact

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How to stand out on your college applications

May 15, 2019, Posted In Standing Out
Jamie

I regularly get questions from families asking “what should my daughter/son do to stand out in the admission process?” While I’d love to give an answer like “75 hours of community service, become captain of a team and vice president of your class,” admissions just doesn’t work like that. Instead, when working with students, I … Continue reading How to stand out on your college applications

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Evaluating student characteristics

December 10, 2015, Posted In Standing Out
Marc

According to the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC) 2013 “Admissions Trends Survey” there are seven prominent student characteristics that are most highly valued by admission offices across the U.S. While the evaluation process is different for each school, this will help you and your child better understand which factors within a student’s profile … Continue reading Evaluating student characteristics

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7 simple steps to improve your chances of acceptance

July 1, 2013, Posted In Standing Out
Stephen

1. Start early in the admissions process. Freshmen and sophomores should take classes that allow them to demonstrate proficiency and prepare for advanced coursework while getting involved in activities to explore interests and gain leadership. Juniors and seniors should start the admissions process as early as possible, getting to know their guidance counselor, visiting/selecting colleges, … Continue reading 7 simple steps to improve your chances of acceptance

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