Author Archives: Anna and Gail

Get Ready

A few thoughts if you’re scheduled to take tomorrow’s ACT. To minimize your stress tomorrow morning, it’s a great idea to get organized ahead of time. The last thing you need on test morning is a desperate scramble. These are … Continue reading

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Rescinded Acceptances At Harvard

We recently published a post regarding how social media can help (or hurt) your college admissions outcome. Your privacy is not guaranteed and what you put on the internet is there for good. Admissions officers do look at  applicants’ social media pages … Continue reading

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Noteworthy Graduation Speeches

With the 2017 college graduation season underway, commencement speakers are sharing their wisdom and advice with this year’s graduates.  A collection of inspirational speeches was recently published in The New York Times. Read what these speakers had to say.

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You Did It!

  Seniors—Before graduation and all of your final celebrations, take care of this list of to-dos as you get ready to go off to college! Take the time now to thank the people who have helped you throughout your college … Continue reading

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Registration Reminder

Registration Reminder Posted on December 21, 2016 by Anna and Gail Remember, today is the registration deadline for the June 3rd SAT and SAT Subject Tests.

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You Can Still Apply For This Fall

According to the National Association of College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC) annual College Openings Update, more than 400 colleges and universities still have openings, financial aid, and housing available to qualified freshman and/or transfer students for the Fall 2017 semester. The Update … Continue reading

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Your Recommendations Matter

Juniors, college applications may seem far away, but now is the time to request recommendation letters from your teachers. These letters help admissions representatives to get a better understanding of who you are and what you’re likely to contribute to their … Continue reading

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