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When taking the ACT, time management is a big challenge for students. Talk to C2 for help!

7 ACT Time Management Tips You Should Follow

The ACT is both a marathon AND a sprint – it’s a long test (around 3 hours) that you have to move through very quickly. You have less than one minute per question on the ACT – and as little as 36 seconds per question on the English section…
A good college counselor can be very helpful in your journey to college acceptance. Let C2 Education help!

Why You Need a Good College Counselor

A lot of families figure they’ve got this college admissions thing down. After all, your parents probably went through the application process, so they know what to do. Besides, your school has plenty of counselors on staff – they’ll help,…

You Got In: Now How Do You Pay for It?

Most students don’t give much thought to what happens after they get those coveted acceptance letters, but there are still many important steps to take before actually enrolling in the college of your dreams. Getting in is half the battle,…
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Volunteering: Giving Back During the Holiday Season

It’s wonderful to think about the holiday season. You probably think of food, time spent with family and loved ones, and, probably, some nice gifts. But most of all, the holiday season is also a time of giving, of goodwill toward your fellow…

Safety Schools: Why Every Student Needs Them

There’s really no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to deciding how many colleges to apply to, but there is one hard and fast rule that applies to every student: Everyone should apply to more than one safety school. What Is a safety…

Webinar - SAT or ACT? Which test should I take?

Lots of students, and parents especially, have only a vague sense of what appears on the SAT or ACT. Recalling from when they took it themselves, they have little idea how what’s on the exam relates to what students are learning in school,…

Webinar - How To Write A Winning Essay

College essays are easy, right? Just write what you think admissions officers want to hear, right? WRONG! Students often end up falling into the trap of writing clichéd essays because of these thoughts. Join us on Wednesday, November…

4 College Admissions Nightmares and How to Avoid Them

Getting into college used to be a relatively simple process. Because higher education was mostly reserved for privileged members of society, colleges tended to accept any high school student in good standing whose parents could pay the cost…

What College Admissions Officers Look For: Part 3

This month, we’ve been talking about the top three factors that college admissions officers consider when making admissions decisions. So far, we’ve covered the first two: grades and course rigor. Today, we tackle the third most important…