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Collegewise educators are trusted voices in the admissions and college counseling world. We are an assortment of former admissions officers, school counselors, and many other fascinating people. Together, we've seen everything. And we use our collective knowledge to share tips, advice, and insights on our blog.

Choosing a College

Liberal Arts Colleges You Should Check Out
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By Collegewise Staff
July 9, 2019 | 5 minute read

  As a high-school junior at a very small school, I was relatively clueless (and completely college counselor-less). But even back then, I was pretty  sure I wanted a change of scenery....

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Summer Planning

3 Myths About Summer Planning
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By Collegewise Staff
February 12, 2019 | 4 minute read

There is no right or wrong way to spend your summer.

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Advice for Parents

Smarter, Saner College Admissions Reading: Recommendations That Won't Give You More Gray Hair
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By Collegewise Staff
August 31, 2018 | 0 minute read

 

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College Essays

Five Essay Clichés to Avoid
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By Collegewise Staff
December 20, 2017 | 1 minute read

Collegewise's Michael Banks breaks down five of the most common college essay clichés.

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College Research

Three Dos and Don'ts for Campus Visits
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By Collegewise Staff
December 13, 2017 | 1 minute read

Make the most of your next campus visit with these three tips from admissions expert Paige.

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College Essays

Who Should Edit My College Essay?
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By Collegewise Staff
October 20, 2017 | 1 minute read

Who's the best person to edit your college essays? Essay guru Lisa Caruso gives you the inside scoop!

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