Category Archives: In The News

Congratulations College Bound Initiative

The CollegeBound Initiative (CBI) Celebration on May 30th honored Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, and Melissa Brenner, Senior Vice President of Digital Media at the NBA, with special recognition to Paula Dofat, Director of College Counseling at the affiliate school … 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Rescinded Acceptances At Harvard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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ACT Announces Summer Test Date

ACT announced that it will offer a summer test in July of 2018. Summer testing will help relieve some of the pressure students experience during senior year, allowing them to prepare and test in the prior summer instead of during the … Continue reading

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What Admissions Reps Are Looking For In An Applicant

Seniors and juniors, whether you’re finishing your final applications or just beginning the process, read this article in The Washington Post for helpful insight from admissions officers at a range of schools.

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National Signing Day

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a National Signing Day event today, with more than 4,000 students in attendance, at the Harlem Armory in New York City.          A number of celebrities were on hand to help the … Continue reading

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Free Testing

As reported by The New York Times, NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced on Monday that the SAT will be offered free to all NYC public school juniors. Free testing will be available during the school day effective spring of … Continue reading

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