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Huge waste of family money

07th Apr 2017

Huge Waste of Family Money Summary: Nationally, students end up wasting more than $200 million every year because of applying to colleges they don’t get accepted to. It’s heart breaking to see low income families wasting their hard earned money and having to make sacrifices that are completely avoidable. This …

How Do Admissions Officer Decide That You’re the One

04th Jan 2017

What do admissions counselors want for the new admitted class? There seems to be so many requirements and checklists to go through just to get into college. After having a solid college list, how do you go about understanding which one fits your needs and passions – and most importantly, …

How to Write Your Best College Essays!

22nd Dec 2016

It’s almost Christmas and deadlines for college application essays are rolling along! Your GPA, grades and SAT test scores are important because it shows the admissions officer how hardworking and smart you really are. But how will your dream college’s admissions officer choose the new undergraduate class from thousands of …

Thinking of Transferring to Another College? The deadline’s coming up!

21st Sep 2016

Tips for Writing Compelling College Transfer Essays For those college students that have made the personal decision to transfer colleges, whether it is because of a change in desired major or differing priorities, the personal statement will undoubtedly be one of the most important factors in making an admission decision. The …

How Do You Build a Winning College Admissions Resume?

08th Sep 2016

There are many good reasons to compose a College Admission Resume. A high school resume emphasizes a student’s academic achievements, honors, school activities, community service work, summer jobs, leadership roles, athletic contributions, and performing arts endeavors. A resume can be particularly useful when filling out college applications by providing a …

How Do You Leverage Extracurricular Activities for Selective College Admissions?

31st Aug 2016

What you do with your free time plays a significant role in the college admissions process. Actually, right after a student’s high school GPA and standardized test scores, extracurricular involvement is the best way for a college to gain a deeper understanding of the person you are, what matters to …

For College Admissions, Self-Help Isn’t For Everyone!

28th Jul 2016

PARENTS: FOR COLLEGE ADMISSIONS, SELF-HELP MAY NOT WORK FOR EVERYONE College admissions landscape in USA has changed dramatically over the last ten years. Consider the following: a. Increased Competition: Top-tier private colleges now admit only 5% of the applicants.UCLA, a public university, attracted over 119,000 applications — the most ever for …

How To Have a Meaningful Campus Visit

20th Jul 2016

On top of writing college application essays and finishing your high school classes, it seems like there’s even less time to drive or fly to visit college campuses. A lot of students are stressed out as it is with applying to colleges, but what better way to understand campus culture than to …