College Application Process

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According to graduates, college is harder to get into today than it was twenty years ago. Fortunately, today there are significantly more options available for students to improve their chances of being accepted to colleges and universities than ever before. Battling Resistance This isn’t something that any student wants to hear—especially during summer break. However,...
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Instead of making an unreachable New Year’s resolution this year, why not make one that’s totally achievable: getting into the top college on your list. It’s always best to start early, but even if you’re a junior or a senior, it’s not too late. Bumping up your GPA or ACT/SAT scores and perfecting your application...
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In 2004, The Princeton Review released a book entitled, “Cracking College Admission.” This book
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The New York Times ran an excellent article recently about the problems applicants have begun to face with regard to social media.  All parents and students should take this article as a warning.  You may not want to shut down your Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts, but you should begin to filter your content. Much of the...
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The New York Times recently reported that the Common Application online system has been overwrought with glitches and it has caused turmoil for students trying to get their applications timely filed before the early decision deadlines. As some background, the Common Application made some changes this year.  Some thought these changes mainly streamlined the application, changed some...
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