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How many AP exams should I take for Ivy League schools?

Take as many as you can handle with the consideration of the following: 1) Don’t add additional AP classes just because it looks good on a transcript. What looks good is spending your time on high-impact, meaningful activities outside of one’s high school campus. 2) Don’t add AP classes if there is a high probability […]

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Who is a typical UCEazy counselor?

UCEazy counselors aren’t just experts in the field-they are mentors, former admissions officers, parents of children who already went through the college process, and have diverse international experience. Recently, we began to feature some of our all-star counselor team through a series of videos. Dr. Nicole Korgie Jackson is an industry veteran with over 25 […]

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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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UCEazy Co-Founder Vinnie Gupta’s interview (in Hindi)

Radio Punjab is a prominent radio station focused on first-generation immigrants from the Punjab region in India. Last week, UCEazy Co-Founder Vinnie Gupta was interviewed on the need for rising seniors to use their summer wisely.  Listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8DoNCfe58c&list=UUgKptU0szrx8_iUnApIy5Dg&index=1 Feeling social? Interact with us and get the latest news and event information: www.facebook.com/askuceazy

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

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 essay prompts for transfer students […]

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How Do You Build a Winning College Admissions Resume?

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 comprehensive listing of a student’s […]

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How Do You Leverage Extracurricular Activities for Selective College Admissions?

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 you, and how you can […]

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Calculating your UC and CSU GPA

The GPAs you use to apply for private, non-UC/CSU schools are different from the UC/CSU GPAs. Trying to figuring out how to calculate the UC/CSU GPA is frustrating! I have worked with parents that have doctorate degrees in physics who cannot figure it out. So, let me try to break it down in 400 words […]

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