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college applications

How Big Should My College List Be?

It’s a good idea to apply to more than one college during your senior year of high school, but should you stop at 2? What’s the recommended amount of colleges you should apply to? And how do you narrow down a larger list? If you find yourself asking the question “how big should my college …
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ACT & SAT

4 Reasons Why It’s Still Worthwhile to Take the ACT / SAT

With many schools no longer requiring or even accepting the ACT or SAT results, you may be wondering, “Should I even take the test?” Don’t rule out taking these exams just yet! There are reasons you may want to take the ACT and/or SAT still. #1. Some Schools Still Require the ACT or SAT Quite …
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college admissions

Are Rolling Admissions Right for Me?

When it comes to the college application process, you generally have quite a few options for when you can send your application in. There’s the regular decision, early action, and early decision. A fourth option that may be available to you is actually “rolling admissions.” Are you wondering: are rolling admissions right for me? Let’s …
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ACT & SAT

How to Avoid ACT and SAT Prep Scams

When getting ready to take the ACT or SAT, you may be looking into various prep options. This could be in the way of a tutor or just prep materials you can use at home. There are a number of scammers out there though that want to take advantage of students and their parents when …
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Can Colleges Revoke Your Admission?

You have your acceptance letter in hand and you’ve declared your intention to attend a specific college come fall. However, it’s important to know that in some specific yet serious circumstances, your college can revoke your admission. Here are some reasons a college could revoke your admission even before you’ve had a chance to attend. …
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college applications

5 Free Online College Prep Courses

The thought of attending college can be tremendously exciting. However, it’s not without its challenges. College is nothing at all like high school. Taking a few college prep courses can help to make this transition smoother. Fortunately, you don’t have to pay for these. We’ve put together 5 online college prep classes that can help. …
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ACT & SAT

5 Benefits Of Taking The ACT / SAT in The Summer

Taking any test during the summer may be the last thing on your mind. Especially after you spend the whole school year buried in your textbooks. However, there are a few compelling benefits to taking the SAT/ACT at this time. Here are 5 major benefits of taking the ACT/SAT in the summer. You Can Focus …