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What to Do After You’ve Selected Your College

What should you do after you've chosen a college? college admissions
You’ve received your acceptance letters and you’ve just chosen a college – Congratulations! Now what? These are some steps you should take in the next few weeks and months: Let Your College Know This is the most important step. In your excitement, don’t forget to let the college know you selected them! However, remember that …
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Why You Should Send Thank You Notes During The College App Process

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Applying to college is not a solitary endeavor. Although you will be the main person putting everything together, the process inevitably several other people—a mentor who writes your recommendation letters, the counselor who advises you regarding various courses and colleges, the college admissions team who conduct your interviews, a professor you meet while visiting, and …
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How To Follow Up With A College

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After you’ve submitted your application, you may want to follow up with a college for a few different reasons. Updates and News One of the most common reasons may be to update them about your latest accomplishments, which could impact the fate of your application. The second is if you check your application status and …
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How to Create a Seasonal College Prep Schedule

Create your college preparation checklist in the spring of your junior year. college admissions
Creating a college preparation checklist and schedule is a great way to ensure you’re getting everything done on time. Here are some things you should be scheduling every season starting with the spring of your junior year of high school. Spring – Junior Year Your junior year is actually when you should start getting a …
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Why Demonstrated Interest Is So Important

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It may help to start by explaining what exactly demonstrated interest is. Demonstrated interest refers to the extent to which you show the college that you are eager to attend their school. Why Demonstrated Interest Matters To Colleges You would think that just the fact that you’ve applied to a college shows that you are …
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How to Boost Your Acceptance Odds

Boost your college acceptance odds with these helpful tips. college admissions
When you’re applying to college, you’re going to be competing against other students for a limited amount of space. If it’s a highly competitive school, your odds of being accepted go down significantly. However, there are steps you can take to boost your college acceptance odds no matter where you’re applying to. Pay Attention to …
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