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How to Finalize Your College Application Checklist

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You have a list of colleges you’re interested in, but which do you apply to? You may have a list of 20 schools, but that doesn’t mean you should apply to all 20. Instead, you want to take time time to finalize your list. Here are some tips for ticking off your college application checklist. …

What is the Student Support Services for Federal TRIO?

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Student Support Services are one of the programs under the TRIO Program umbrella offered by the federal government. Designed to help low income students with school requirements, it may be a service you want to take advantage of. Here’s how it works: What Is TRIO? TRIO originally referred to three programs dedicated to education and …

Extracurricular Activities That Will Impress College Admissions Boards

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While participating in any type of extracurricular activity can boost your chances of getting admission into college, there are a few activities in particular that carry a lot of weight. Participating in any of the extracurricular activities mentioned below will impress even the most selective college admissions board. Membership in a Club or an Organization …

3 Reasons To Do A College Interview

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Some schools offer applicants the chance to take a college interview. These sessions are often with a faculty member or professor in your intended field, but it can also be an alumnus of the school. If you’re on the fence about the interview though, here are three reasons why you should schedule on. Sometimes It’s …

The Secret to Gaining Acceptance to the Ivy League

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Most high school seniors have college admissions on their mind. Many students have the same desire: opening an acceptance letter which says “Welcome to Harvard”. It is no easy feat to be accepted to the Ivy League and top-tier universities throughout the U.S. Even Top Students Get Turned Away The admission rate for Stanford University …

How Important is a College’s Acceptance Rate?

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One of the very first things many students look at while searching for colleges is a school’s acceptance rate. It’s an indicator of how difficult it is to be accepted into that particular school. But how important are the rates, really? How will they affect your college search and application process? Safety, Match, and Reach …

Common College Prep Mistakes for Students to Avoid

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When you’re in your junior and senior years of high school, college preparation is becoming more important than ever. Many high school students make college preparation mistakes when it comes to this stage in their education, so here are some of the more common pitfalls to avoid. Waiting Too Long To Start Waiting too long …
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