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How Much Academic Rigor Is Too Much?

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Whether you’re in high school or college, it’s easy to do “too much” and become overwhelmed. When choosing your schedule, it’s important to think about “academic rigor.” This is the academic challenge you’ll be faced with from a class. So when you’re coming up on a new semester, how much academic rigor is too much …

Is Applying with Rolling Admission Right for Me?

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Generally, rolling admissions means that the school you are applying to assesses applications as they come in and notifies students about their acceptance or non-acceptance right away. This is unlike regular admission where the school waits until after their announced deadline to evaluate all the applications that were received during the application window. Is Rolling …

Do Legacy Students Have Higher Acceptance Odds?

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When you’re completing your college applications, you’re most likely trying to do everything you can to boost your acceptance odds. However, some factors may be out of your control, like whether you’re a “legacy student” or not for example. Here’s a rundown on what that means and if it affects your acceptance odds: What is …

If I Have Good Grades, Will the ACT / SAT Be Easier?

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There are a lot of benefits that come with good grades—increased college acceptance odds, more scholarship opportunities, honors awards, academic accolades, etc. You’ve worked hard to achieve those good grades, but it doesn’t mean you can necessarily coast when it comes to the ACT and SAT. Here’s why: Even 4.0 Students May Not Be Good …

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