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Understanding Your Options

Seniors, you’re probably sorting through acceptances, maybe rejections and perhaps even some waitlist or delayed acceptances. Here’s what these options mean for you: Admitted Good news— you’re in! If you’ve received more than one acceptance, you have an important decision … Continue reading

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How to Choose

Within the next few weeks college acceptance letters will be released. This is a nail biting time for students and their parents as it’s the culmination of your many months of hard work. Remember that if you put together a … Continue reading

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Spring Into College Fairs

Juniors, college fairs are a great way to start your college search.  You’ll have the chance to get exposed to a large number of colleges and universities all in one place.  Spring college fair schedules are now available. Attend a … Continue reading

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Campus Visits

Visiting colleges is the best way to get exposed to different types of schools and to get an up close look at what really goes on at a college. If your schedule and budget permit, plan a road trip to get … Continue reading

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Identify The Best Type Of College For You

Juniors, it’s understandable if the college search process seems a bit overwhelming right now. While there are thousands of two and four year schools in the US, you’ll be able to narrow down which schools you should explore further if … Continue reading

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Don’t Listen To The Rankings

Researchers at Challenge Success, a nonprofit organization based at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, released a white paper this past fall that calls into doubt the value of widely used university rankings. The group’s findings indicate that college rankings rely on measures … Continue reading

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Taking A Look At Honors Programs

Honors colleges and honors programs offer students the opportunity to study in a smaller, more elite program within a larger, often public, university.  High achieving high school students searching for an academically challenging environment or to those who cannot consider … Continue reading

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