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The Pros and Cons of Being a Transfer Student

There are pros and cons to being a transfer student. college admissions
Transfers are more common than you might think; in fact, it’s estimated that nearly 1/3rd of all college students transfer at least once during their higher education. The National Student Clearing House Research Center found that 37.2% transfer at least once within six years. As with every decision, there are pros and cons. Each upside …
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How to Nail a College Interview

Here's how you can nail a college interview college admissions
There are many elements to impressing a college during the application process—your GPA, ACT/SAT scores, essays, extracurricular activities, honors, the application itself. But there’s another way you can boost your chances—nail a college interview. If you’re very interested in a specific college, you can meet with an admissions officer during your visit and have a …
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Questions to Ask Your High School Counselor

A professor talking to students and parents in a classroom. college admissions
Your high school counselor is an excellent resource when it comes to college preparation, planning, and exploration. Not only can they help you craft the ideal class schedule, but they can also give you a leg up on college searches and applications. But counselors are busy, and they have many other students to help in …
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Can I Reapply after Being Deferred from a College?

Can you reapply to a college if you've been deferred? college admissions
There’s no way to sugarcoat it: rejection stings. Except, being deferred isn’t quite the same as being rejected from a college. When students apply to a school Early Access or Early Decision, they run the risk of being deferred rather than accepted. Deferral simply means they are postponing your admission result until later—with the rest …
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How Teachers and Parents Can Work Together to Help Their Student to College

Parents and teachers should work together to help their student. college admissions
Is your child or student preparing for college? This is an exciting moment for everyone involved, including parents and teachers. Setting up your student or child for college admission success is certainly a priority. And success can be easily achieved when teachers and parents work together. No student or child is the same, and the …
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Do’s and Don’ts: Parents at College Orientation

As a parent, there are some do's and don'ts at college orientation. college admissions
College orientation is usually a surreal experience for both students and their parent(s). While you’re trying to situate your mind on how the next four years will play out on this campus, you’re also trying to process the ton of information tour guides are saying. As a parent, understand that your kid may be taken …
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