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college applications

Common App vs Coalition App: Which is Better?

Filling out applications for several colleges can be laborious and time-consuming. The most tedious part is filling in those basic personal details over and over again. One way to avoid this is by using the Common App or the Coalition App. With both of these apps, you fill out your personal information and accomplishments only …
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college admissions

How To Transfer Colleges

Most students hope to graduate from the same school they enter as freshmen. However, at some time during the four years, some students choose to transfer colleges. This could be for any number of reasons. You may not be thinking of transferring colleges right now but it’s good to know how the process works. If, …
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How To Boost Your AP Exam Scores

AP exams are tough. Getting high scores in this exam requires you to invest a lot of time and effort into preparing for the test. But it’s well worth it. Impressive test scores lead to increased admission odds. Additionally, good scores make you eligible for college credit. Most colleges give credit to students who score …
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ACT & SAT

How To Prepare For The SAT In One Month

Life happens. High school is incredibly busy already without throwing college prep on top of it. While ideally you should study for the SAT months in advance, what if you only have one left until the big day? How do you prepare for the SAT in one month? Don’t panic yet. You can do it …
Here's everything you need to know about college acceptance rates.
college admissions

All About College Acceptance Rates

There is a lot of misinformation about college acceptance rates and the role they play in the college selection process. This can make an already stressful process even more overwhelming. In this article, we aim to explain what college acceptance rates mean and how they impact your choices.  What Do Colleges Acceptance Rates Mean?  The …
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ACT & SAT

Everything You Need To Know About The SAT Essay

Taking the SAT can be a source of stress for many high school students, and a lot of them are confused about the SAT essay.  Does every SAT taker have to complete the SAT essay section or is it optional?  How much time will you get to complete this section?  What does this section really …