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The Importance of Parental Influence on College Decisions

Parents have always played a large role in students’ college decisions, but surveys indicate that parents are playing a larger role in students’ college decisions than they have in the past. This increase in parental influence on college…
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10 Ways To Strengthen Your College Application

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Based on the current state of college admissions, we know that it’s more competitive than ever for students to get accepted at their dream schools. Strong grades, impressive course rigor, and top test scores are still key to getting those…
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The Importance of Qualitative Factors in College Admissions

Particularly at the nation’s most selective schools, the qualitative traits of a student’s application are heavily weighted. Schools identify essays, recommendations, and activities as key metrics in determining a student’s character.…
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What’s New In College Admissions: You Ask, We Answer

In our most recent webinar, we discussed the current college admissions landscape, including trends, changes, and what students can expect. We received many questions from parents and students during the live webinar and we wanted to share the…
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2022-2023 State of College Admissions

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The 2022-2023 college application cycle marks a critical shift towards a new normal in the state of college admissions—and answers the question of whether last year’s record-shattering application numbers and admission rates would prove…
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Last Minute College Essays: You Ask, We Answer

In our most recent webinar about last minute college essays, we discussed upcoming college application deadlines and strategies to write a great college essay…in a hurry! We received many questions from parents and students during the live…
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2022 College Admissions Timeline

Preparing to apply for college can feel overwhelming. When do I start the process? What part of a college application is most important? Do my grades as a freshman really make a difference? These are all common questions, and we’re here to…
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How to Write a Unique College Essay

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Last year, colleges continued to see record numbers of applications and low acceptance rates. When schools get more selective, college essays become an increasingly important part of admission decisions. Your essay needs to help you stand out…
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How To Navigate Competitive College Admissions

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College admissions has become more competitive than ever. Applications are up, and acceptance rates are down. What is the data telling us, and what can students do to make themselves stand out and get into great schools? Keep reading to find…