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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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What’s the Parent’s Role in Child’s Admissions into a Top Tier College?

What’s the Parent’s Role in Child’s Admissions into a Top Tier College? By Vinnie Gupta, UCEazy As school busses start rolling down the street and after-school activities start crowding the calendar, it’s affirmation that the new school year has begun. Whether your child is an 8 th grader or a 12 th grader, college is […]

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Role of Parenting in Admissions into a Top Tier College?

Role of Parenting in Admissions into a Top Tier College? By Vinnie Gupta, Co-Founder, UCEazy   The new school year has begun and whether your child is an 8th grader or a 12th grader, college is always on the forefront of the minds for most parents.   As a first-generation immigrant family, we didn’t understand […]

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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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Financial Aid, FAFSA and more

Let’s be frank: college is insanely expensive. The U.S. has a huge student debt problem because of the tremendous financial burden many students must undertake to get through college. This is why it is crucial to seek out any and all financial aid resources when applying for college. Treat it as a part time job, […]

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What does a College Admissions Counselor do?

Last week, we posted a video by Shari Schussel, one of our UCEazy counselors. This video about the important role that college admissions counselors play in a student’s life was a hit on social media, and had nearly 1000 views in under one week. It is clear that this message is resonating with our audience, […]

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