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What College Admissions Officers Look For: Part 2

When the National Association of College Admissions Counselors surveys college admissions officers across the country, they always ask about the most important factors in admissions decisions. In Part 1, we talked about the top factor, student…

Preparing Your Facebook Profile for the College Admissions Process

The internet is rife with stories of people posting ill-advised comments or photos on their social media platforms, only to suffer negative consequences later. Many employers prescreen applicants by searching their Facebook or Twitter feeds,…

What College Admissions Officers Look For: Part 1

College admissions: confusing, complicated, not fun… These are just a few ways to describe the college admissions process. To help you out, we’ve created a three part series that will give insight into what colleges actually look for…

Webinar - College Admissions from Start to Finish

College admissions are confusing. College admissions are complicated. These are two facts that everyone can agree on. Whether you're a student or the parent, it's hard to know exactly what to do and when to do it. Join us on Wednesday,…

C2 Education is Now Open in Newport Beach!

Students in Newport Beach, California, have a reason to celebrate—C2 Education is open in your neighborhood! For the past two decades, our centers have been providing expert tutoring for kids as they navigate grade school, high school and…

Applying to College: When Should I Start?

When should you apply to college? It seems like such a simple question. I mean, obviously you’ll apply by the application deadline, right? But which deadline? Many colleges offer more than one application period: An early application…

Webinar - Planning for the PSAT and Scholarship Programs

Many parents and students lack knowledge about how important the PSAT is. One of its benefits is as a diagnostic tool, showing students their strengths and weaknesses as they prepare for the SAT. The score from the PSAT is also used to determine…

What SAT and ACT Scores Do I Need?

According to surveys by the National Association of College Admission Counselors, admissions officers routinely cite SAT and ACT scores as one of the most important factors in admission decisions, so it’s no wonder that students stress about…

Applying to College: What You Need to Know

Road signs and mailboxes may be literally melting in the summer heat in some parts of the country, but for rising seniors, summer break is over. It’s time to start working on those college applications. We’re here to help! Keep reading…