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8 Tips To Maximize Your Financial Aid Opportunity

As the college admission process becomes real to you, the discussion about affordability—and the need of financial aid—also comes into sharper focus. Our last post, Inside the Financial Aid Process: A Guide for Students and Parents, provided an ...
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Inside the Financial Aid Process: A Guide for Students and Parents

Gaining admission to the college(s) of your choice might weigh heavily on your mind at the moment. The odds are that the prospect of affording college costs looms ...
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How to Write The College Essay: 20 Tips for Success

Courses. Grades. Scores. Extracurricular activities. Letters of recommendations. All are historical elements of your college applications. Well established over time, ...
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Scoir Product Update: New Features for Counselors

You asked, we delivered.  The team has been hard at work this summer creating enhanced experiences for counselors so you can have a more productive school year with ...
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Preparation Tips for College Interviews

Admissions interviews are a college’s best opportunity to get a complete understanding of an applicant. While the essay is given a lot of value by high schools, ...
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Don't Be Afraid of the College Essay - It's Your Time To Shine!

No college application is complete without an essay. In his article Confessions of a Former Admissions Officer, Ed Boland, a former admissions officer at Yale, says ...
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Confused by “Score Choice, Superscoring, and Test Flexible”? We Can Explain.

Most people who are venturing into the college admission process have heard about the SAT and the ACT tests. For many, their knowledge ends there. Most are confused ...
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5 Tips for Requesting Letters of Recommendation (Helpful Form Included)

Imagine that you are a dedicated high school teacher, one who cares about the students, makes personal connections, and meticulously prepares every lesson. Now ...
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On a College’s Waitlist? The Reality of Getting Accepted

Receiving the letter that you have been waitlisted can be one of the most frustrating parts of the college admission process, especially if that letter is from your ...
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Can Residential Colleges and Living Learning Communities Enhance Your College Experience?

When most people think about living on campus, they think about the traditional college dorm with beds bunked over desks, shared bathrooms, and a Residential ...
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