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Grade Specific Tips for April

Summer will be here soon. Below are some ideas on how students can continue moving forward during this month. 8th Graders Prepare for the transition into high school because it can be challenging. Understand the expectations for the first semester of high school. Assess how prepared the student is for the social and academic changes. […]

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Tier One Colleges are Becoming SAT/ACT Test-Optional and the List is Growing Students Must Present Themselves as Multi-Dimensional for College Admissions

New facts about U.S. College Admissions have really changed the college admissions landscape. Top colleges and universities are no longer as focused on SAT scores as they were in the past. Meaning students who have all As or score high on the SAT/ACT are not guaranteed admissions to top ranked colleges such as the Ivy […]

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Grade Tips for March

Students are marching towards Spring Break. Make sure they continue to use their time for their advantage. Below are some ideas on how students can continue moving forward during this month. 8th Graders Prepare for 9th grade by developing strong study habits, reading for pleasure and reviewing math concepts that may be difficult next year. […]

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Dec
18

Juniors, get a head start on the College applications process

Juniors, get a head start on the College applications process With the Seniors mostly done with their applications, Colleges and Universities have turned their attention towards Juniors. At top 15 Universities, most of the class can be determined with just Early Decision (ED) students. For the next group of highly competitive Universities (ranked 16-25), the […]

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Dec
12

Prepping for the Future During the Holidays

During holiday/winter break time, students should take advantage of their time.  Below are some ideas on how students can continue moving forward during this time. 8th graders: Private high school applications deadlines need to be met. Explore some interest areas and brainstorm how these might be applied in clubs, service projects, or other hands-on experiences […]

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Dec
06

Support your child in following their passions

Support your child in following their passions By Vinnie Gupta, Co-Founder and CEO, UCEazy Top ranked colleges seek “unique” or “special” students, because they desire independent thinkers. In my experience, unique students are created when parents can bring themselves to do the following: 1. Guide their children on finding their passions 2. Support children in […]

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Everything on your college application starts on day one of ninth grade

Anna Cavanaugh had no idea how to get into the college of her dreams, and she had little help. After struggling to get into college, she pursued her Master’s Degree, determined to be the help that high school students need to get into the right college. The following points of advice are from Anna’s presentation […]

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Is the 8th Grade Too Early to Start College Admissions Counseling?

Recently, we posted a short video by Kelley Strong, one of our UCEazy counselors. This video is an expert’s opinion about why students in the 8th grade should start college admissions counseling. Below are three reasons why you should start counseling in the 8th grade. To watch the video, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ39WttNJUs&list=UUgKptU0szrx8_iUnApIy5Dg&index=4  1. College admissions counselors […]

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The UCEazy Academy is the leader in providing help with the college admissions process and private college advisors. Our academy helps with the college admissions process for students grades 8-12. We offer a comprehensive suite of services that includes everything from college application counseling to helping with your college transfer application. Our team of the best college counselors online and college application consultants will work with you to create a customized plan that fits your unique needs and goals. Whether you’re looking for help with the college application process, college admissions advice, or a college transfer program, UCEazy has the college planning consultants and college application counselors to help you every step of the way. Contact us today to learn more about how our college admissions services can help you get into the college of your dreams!

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