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COVID-19 and College Admissions: What You Need to Know

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With COVID-19 throwing much of the world into disarray, you may be wondering how it will affect your college admissions and college application going forward. Take a look at some must-know information here: Some Schools Changed Decision Deadline When you receive an acceptance letter to a college, most schools ask that you make your decision …
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How To Transfer Colleges

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Most students hope to graduate from the same school they enter as freshmen. However, at some time during the four years, some students choose to transfer colleges. This could be for any number of reasons. You may not be thinking of transferring colleges right now but it’s good to know how the process works. If, …
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All About College Acceptance Rates

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There is a lot of misinformation about college acceptance rates and the role they play in the college selection process. This can make an already stressful process even more overwhelming. In this article, we aim to explain what college acceptance rates mean and how they impact your choices.  What Do Colleges Acceptance Rates Mean?  The …
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Changes for NACAC’s Student Recruitment Rules

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Higher education is a common topic in the news headlines, especially with the 2020 presidential race underway. However, higher education jumped back into the spotlight recently when NACAC made an announcement about new student recruitment rule changes. Here’s a rundown of what you need to know, and how these changes affect the future of college …
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If College Acceptance Rates Are Low, Should I Bother Applying To That School?

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Acceptance rates are one of many factors you’ll consider when creating a list of potential colleges. Schools with higher acceptance rates are easier to get into than colleges with lower acceptance rates. Does it mean you should only apply to a college with high rates? What happens if the college you’re interested in has a …
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How Do You Know If You’re An Independent College Student?

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College is certainly a time of growing independence. Many college students would consider themselves independent, in charge of their own day to day tasks and responsibilities. But independent and dependent mean other things in the college world, especially when it comes to financial matters. When filling the FAFSA, you will need to state whether you’re …
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5 Things You Can Do During Winter Break To Impress College Admissions

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Winter break is the perfect time to fit in tasks that will help boost your application and impress college admissions committees. Working on essays about your extracurricular activities, volunteering, or even visiting colleges; here are a few ideas to get you started: Work on Your College Essays You want your college essay to show the …
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