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on Oct 14, 2014 at 04:50 PM in Financial Aid

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Help for 6 Confusing Parts of Common App

on Sep 26, 2014 at 03:45 PM in Interesting Articles, College-bound Seniors

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Demonstrating Interest

on Sep 18, 2014 at 03:14 PM in Interesting Articles, College Search, College-bound Seniors

Schools often refer to this as the “interest quotient,” and admitting students with high scores on this measure can improve a college’s yield rate, and in turn, its ranking.

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To-do List For College-Bound Seniors

on Sep 18, 2014 at 03:06 PM in Interesting Articles, College-bound Seniors

To-do list for college-bound seniors

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How to Pick a College - Don't Use U.S. News and World Report

How to Pick a College - Don't Use U.S. News and World Report
on Apr 22, 2014 at 09:37 AM in College Search

Malcolm Gladwell demonstrates the flawed methodology of the U.S. News and World Report’s annual listing of the “best” colleges. A college counselor explains why relying on these rankings can send a college search wildly off-track.

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Relative Importance of Factors in College Admissions

on Sep 26, 2013 at 12:42 AM in Standardized Testing, College Search, College-bound Seniors

An important message for high school students who are worried sick about their SAT or ACT scores: The classes you take and the grades you earn are far more important to us than your test scores.

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