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A college interview can be very stressful, so knowing what to expect ahead of time can a lot
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What Happens During a College Interview?

While a majority of colleges don’t request an interview, some schools do make it part of the application process—even if it’s optional, leaving it out could hurt your chances. Knowing what to expect ahead of time can make a college interview a bit less stressful. The Basics of a College Interview There are few colleges …
What is a transcript and what can you expect on it?
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What’s Included In A High School Transcript?

Most colleges require applicants to submit an official copy of their high school transcript. This has to be sent directly in a sealed envelope directly from the applicants’ high school to ensure that it is not tampered with after it is released. But what is a high school transcript? And what’s included in one? Your …
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What Can Affect My College Acceptance Odds?

The list of important factors that can affect your college acceptance odds is LONG. Though there are many commonalities between schools, not all colleges factor them into your acceptance odds the same way. For example, your choice of major may affect your acceptance odds at a few schools but it won’t have any impact on your …
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What Happens if You Back Out of Early Decision?

Is early decision binding? If you applied for early decision and are having second thoughts or something major is going on in your life, you may be worried about backing out of the contract. Here’s what may happen if you decide not to accept your early decision offer. Nothing, If You Back Out With Good …
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Can Your Declared Major Affect Your Acceptance Odds?

Students applying for college want to have every edge they can when it comes to their application college acceptance odds, especially when it involves a dream school. So many students wonder if their intended major will alter their college acceptance odds or not. Here’s what you need to know. Each School is Different Every school …
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Should You Get a Tutor to Prepare for the ACT / SAT?

With so much emphasis put on these two entrance exams, it makes sense that people want to go above and beyond to prepare. After all, the scores you can affect more than just acceptance odds, they can determine your eligibility for scholarships too! When free prep methods don’t feel like enough, should you turn to …
What are the benefits of graduating high school early?
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Is it Worth Graduating Early from High School?

With most states allowing high school students to graduate at the age of sixteen, you have an important decision to make. Should you try graduating high school early, or should you graduate at the same time as your classmates? What are the benefits of graduating high school early? What about downsides? While there are benefits …