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How to Stand Out in The College Application Process: Find Your “Hook”

Congratulations! You’ve successfully completed middle school and are now walking the halls of high school. These years fly by, and soon enough you’ll be having conversations about your future and whether you’ll apply to college. Maybe neither ...
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A Guide to The College Application Process and Deadlines

The college application season is here! And many high school seniors likely still have questions about where and how to apply as deadlines loom. Despite months and, ...
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How To Write Recommendation Letters for Your Students

The weight and responsibility of assisting Title 1 students through the college admissions process is heavy. As counselors, we WANT to do our best to help bridge ...
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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, ...
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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”?

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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