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  • The Future of College Admissions
    by admin on January 22, 2016 at 2:04 pm

    We are all aware of the pressures students feel to achieve, and how they have resulted in devastating consequences in recent years. Unfortunately, the reality of the college admissions process ensures that only a small percentage of students get admitted to top schools. While this is unlikely […]

  • How Deep Should Your College Essay Be?
    by ceo on December 16, 2015 at 6:52 pm

    As you gear up to write the rest of your college essays before the holidays, many of the questions may cause you to hesitate. Take this option from Amherst where you respond to this quote: "Difficulty need not foreshadow despair or defeat. Rather achievement can be all the more satisfying because […]

  • Early Application Numbers Released
    by ceo on December 11, 2015 at 6:35 pm

    As early applicants wait to hear from their top-choice colleges, schools are beginning to release their numbers of early applicants. While there is still not much data available, a look at a few of the Ivy League schools indicates an increase over last year's numbers: Princeton: 9.4% increase […]

  • Schools With High Graduation Rates
    by ceo on November 20, 2015 at 4:14 pm

    As you continue to finalize your college list and contemplate which school is your first choice, you may want to consider graduation rates. It can be often overlooked, but obstacles such as illness or financial distress can and delay graduation. According to one study, 59% of students who […]

  • November 15 Early Application Deadline is Coming Up
    by ceo on November 12, 2015 at 4:42 pm

    If you feel like you missed the boat on early applications, think again! There are lots of schools whose Early Action and Early Decision deadlines are Nov. 15 or even Dec. 1, which gives you ample time to get an application out to a dream school. Occidental College is one example, and accepts the […]

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