Category Archives: Undergrad

Make the Most of Your College Visits

Visiting colleges can help high school students fine-tune the list of schools to which they’ll be applying.  College visits can also help with the final decision regarding which school to attend once students have been accepted.  These visits are often the first glimpse into college life.   It’s crucial to make the most of them, and…
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Recent College Admissions Trends

Graduation season has passed, and it’s time to think about college applications! Recent college admissions trends offer important information to students applying in the next few months… The Importance of a High School Record. According to the National Association for College Admission Counseling, your child’s high school record is the number-one most important factor in…
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Spring College Preparation Steps for Juniors

Most high school juniors have taken the SAT or ACT by now, and it’s time to focus on the next steps in college preparation. The top things juniors should be focused on through the spring are:  1. AP Exams and/or SAT Subject Tests (if applicable to your student) This May, students will have the opportunity to…
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Attn Juniors: Start Your Essays

  You’ve got a few months off which means, yes, more work. But trust us, you want to do it now before the chaos of senior year takes over your life. Here are six tips from the NYT’s Choice blog for working on your college essay over the summer: 1. Clear your head. Find some solitude and have a good…
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