Category Archives: In The News

Do You Need Health Insurance While You’re in College?

Among all the forms you will be sorting through and completing before you go off to college, one you should not ignore is the annual insurance decision form. All college students must maintain health insurance coverage and most schools require … Continue reading

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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Rescinded Acceptances At Harvard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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