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What NOT To Do at College Orientation

What are some things not to do at college orientation? college admissions
If you’re heading to college this fall, you will most likely have an orientation coming up this summer. Your future school will tell you what to expect, such as what events are planned, what placement tests you need to take, and more. However, there are things you should not do at college orientation. Do Not …

Your Summer-Before-College Prep Checklist

A pink highlighter and check marks on a piece of paper. college admissions
After weeks of waiting, you’ve received your college acceptance letter, decided where you are going to attend, and finally have a clear picture of where you are going to be studying. Now begins the next phase of preparing for a brand new journey as an independent college student. Summer is a great time to prepare …

4 Tips for College Orientation

Here are our freshman orientation tips. college admissions
Attending freshman orientation is one of the biggest steps forward towards your college career. It’s an exciting time that really gets you hyped up for your school and the time you’ll be spending there. Having a good orientation is key—both for amping you up, but also for getting the necessary information that will help make …

How To Handle A Rejection Letter From Your Dream College

Here are some ways to handle a rejection letter from your dream college. college admissions
Receiving a rejection letter from any college can leave you feeling devastated. Especially if the letter is from your dream college. But, there’s no point wasting time over what may have been. Start creating a different college plan. Here are a few things you should do after receiving that rejection letter: Don’t blame yourself Blaming …

What You Need To Know About The LSAT

LSAT stands for Law School Admission Test. college admissions
LSAT stands for Law School Admission Test. This is a standardized exam for admission into law school. Along with your GPA, your LSAT score is among the crucial factors that law schools will take into consideration when assessing your application. The 4-hour exam is broken up into 4 sections. The questions in the first and …

What Is The Difference Between Need-Aware And Need-Blind Admission Policies?

What are the differences between need blind and need aware? college admissions
Every college has its own policy for how generous they are with financial aid. Who requires financial assistance to attend their program? With regards to financial assistance, most colleges have two distinct types of admissions policies—Need-aware and Need-blind. Need-Aware Admissions Need-aware colleges make most of their admissions decisions by taking into account the student’s or …

What Does a Spring Admission to a College Mean?

Spring admission isn't as common as fall admission, but is still widely available. college admissions
While it certainly isn’t as common as being admitted in the fall, spring admissions are options at many colleges and universities across the country. Put simply, it means that students are admitted to a school for the spring semester. This is generally a smaller admittance pool. With some schools, students can indicate that they would …