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What Do Colleges Want to See In An Essay?

Writing a college essay that satisfies the application requirement is relatively easy. Crafting an essay that can be the tipping point in the application process, though, is quite another matter. And, for students in search of a “winning essay,” ...
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Fall College Planning: Tips for Submitting College Applications

The start of a new school year is here. If you’re a high school senior considering applying to college, it’s important to be organized and purposeful in your final ...
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The Beginning Stages of Creating a College List

If you’re a rising high school senior that is considering applying to colleges in the fall, now is the time that your college list will take form. Developing a ...
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How to Make the College Interview Work for You

Historically, the college interview has always been a good way for institutions to become familiar with you - the student. With more students applying to more ...
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Keys to Writing a Winning College Essay

The first half of 2020 has proven to be quite a challenging time for our global community, bringing with it unprecedented health, personal, and economic hardships. As ...
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Need-Blind vs Need-Aware and Meeting Full Financial Need

When it comes time to look into financial aid for college, you’re very likely to come across three terms that seem simple enough but actually aren’t so cut-and-dry. ...
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5 Tips for Requesting Letters of Recommendation (Helpful Form Included)

Completing your college applications is undoubtedly a big task. As you focus on checking off the “to-dos” and getting closer to having a complete application ...
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Managing College Expectations

As they enter the college admission process, most students hold tight to “dream” schools that they believe would be ideal fits for them. Few, however, truly question ...
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The Best Ways to Get Out in Front of Learning Differences

A critical element of your college application is your ability to bring clarity to the interpretation of your academic record. In other words, when there are ...
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How to Help Your Students Through the FAFSA Verification Process

The FAFSA process can be overwhelming and daunting to FLI (first generation and/or low income) students – especially because their ability to attend college is ...
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