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Do Colleges Reject “Overqualified” Students?

You may have heard from a friend of a friend that they were rejected from Harvard University even though they had a perfect application! Or you heard from a 2nd cousin on the other side of the family that their cousin was rejected from a school with a 50% acceptance rate simply because they were …
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April College Planning Calendar

April is such an important month for high school students who are planning to go to college, but it can be overwhelming to keep track of all of the academic calendar dates. Since there are so many dates to keep up with during this busy time of the year, we suggest having a college planning …
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The “Why [this] major” Essay Guide

When you’re applying for college, a lot of schools will use the Common App or Common Application essay prompts. It may seem nerve-wracking to have to write on one of these common supplemental essay prompts, especially when it asks about which major you want to choose. We’ve come up with essay guides on the “Why …
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10 Awesome Podcasts for High School Students

Podcasts are taking the world by storm and they’re not just for typical adult topics. They range in a variety of topics and are very informative, especially for high school students who want to hear about all things college and beyond. Podcasts aren’t boring conversations anymore! There are science podcasts, thought-provoking podcasts, and even funny …
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What Is The TEAS Exam For Nursing

The TEAS test is an exam future nurses need to take to be accepted into most nursing programs. The exam has four sections: Math, English and Language Usage, Reading, and Science. Students planning to take the TEAS exam should prepare and study as this exam can impact admission chances. If you’re thinking about entering the …
Your college applications are a huge part of going to college. Here's what you should and shouldn't include in a college application.
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What is Direct Admission?

You’re likely familiar with the admissions and application process at colleges – submit applications, wait for acceptance (or rejection) letters, and accept or decline the colleges’ offers. And that’s how many students will approach the application process. But there’s a new game in town – direct admissions. What is it though, what does it mean …
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What Happens if You Miss a College Application Deadline?

College applications should always be turned in on time. For many schools, it is impossible to turn in applications past the deadline (usually January 1st). However, mistakes, and life, happen. You may have experienced a technical issue that didn’t allow you to submit your application, you could have had an emergency, you were waiting on …