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What to Do Your Freshman Year of High School

It might seem a bit early to start thinking about applying to college when you’ve barely started high school, but remember: everything you do, even in your freshman year of high school, becomes part of your college application, so it’s important…
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How to Write a College Essay that Stands Out

In annual surveys, college admissions officers consistently rank the college essay to be the most important factor in admissions decisions after grades, course rigor, and test scores. It’s no surprise, then, that students find college essays…
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Common App Tips and Tricks

If you’re applying to college soon, odds are good that you’ll use the Common Application. After all, more than 800 colleges accept the Common App, and you’re probably applying to a few of them. Since the Common App is such a big part…
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Are You Getting the Best College Counseling?

Most students think they’ll get plenty of help from their school guidance counselors when it’s time to apply to college. Unfortunately, although guidance counselors are dedicated to helping their students succeed, they are too often overworked,…
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Get A Head Start on College Admissions During Summer Break

High school can be tough—especially when you combine extracurricular activities, tough classes, SAT or ACT prep, and something resembling a social life. So it’s no surprise that most high school students anticipate the unstructured days…
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Brainstorming College Essay Ideas

A lot of students struggle to come up with great college essay ideas. After all, most college essay prompts seem to ask for a pretty big accomplishment or a transformative experience. What if you haven’t helped dig a well for an impoverished…
A college visit gives students some great insight when deciding if a school is a good or bad fit. Contact C2 and learn how to make the most out of your campus visit!

5 Things You Should Do on Every College Visit

The web offers a treasure trove of college information. From college websites to student review sites to rankings publications, there’s no shortage of resources for you to learn about the colleges you might apply to. Given all this detailed…
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How to Have a Successful College Visit

Given the rich visual detail of most college websites, it might seem like you don’t have to physically visit a college’s campus to get a good feel for the school, but when done right, a college campus visit can offer a lot of insight and…
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15 Top Summer Programs Still Accepting Applications

Although summer break seems pretty far off, students who plan to use their summers wisely need to start making plans now. Summer offers a lot of unique opportunities for college-bound students to explore their options, familiarize themselves…