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What Should NOT Influence Your Final College Choice

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While it is absolutely critical to know which factors to take into consideration when making your final college choice, it is just as important to know what factors should not influence your final college choice—at least, not solely or even having a big influence. Listed below are factors that shouldn’t influence your final college decisions: …

Why You Don’t Want to Rush Your Final College Choice

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The college search process is long and grueling, as is the college prep process, the college application process, and the college selection process. It can be very tempting to look at your acceptance letters and just pick and option already, so you can finally take a well-deserved break and stop stressing over it. However, a …

What is a Scholarship Statistics: Where Most College Scholarships Come From (INFOGRAPHIC)

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You’ve received a college acceptance letter! Congratulations! It’s an exciting time, but you probably have a few more colleges that haven’t notified you yet whether you’re accepted or not. While you may already know the steps you have to take after receiving the letter, you may not know the things you should avoid. Don’t Make …

What to Do After You’ve Selected Your College

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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 …

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 …

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 …