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College Applications

Free Resources to Help *ALL* Seniors Find Their Strong Close to 2020
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By Arun Ponnusamy
December 16, 2020 | 5 minute read

For those of you who want the good stuff right away, scroll on down. We won't be mad. Those of you who want a little bit of an appetizer, read on.

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Choosing a College

The Pre-Decision Pause: Waiting On College Application Results
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By Meredith Graham
December 10, 2020 | 5 minute read

Look at you, getting your college applications done and submitted! Congratulations! I’m really proud of you. Thank you—I’m pretty proud of my work and my applications, too. So, what’s...

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Study Skills

Learning About Learning: Study Tips for Students
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By Stefanie Toye
December 9, 2020 | 4 minute read

Pop quiz! We know some students are quickly approaching mid-term exams and long papers before the holiday break, so here’s a mini-quiz to get you started. We promise this quiz isn’t just...

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College Applications

To Send or Not? …and False Binaries in College Admission
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By Casey Near
December 3, 2020 | 5 minute read

The Myths When I speak with students, parents, and guardians about college, I’m never simply talking to the person in front of me – stay with me; I promise I’m not talking to ghosts. ...

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College Essays

App Deadline Looming? It's Not Too Late to Write Great Essays!
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By Arun Ponnusamy
November 25, 2020 | 4 minute read

We know a few seniors out there are maaaybe just getting around to writing essays for looming application deadlines. And to be fair, it's probably more than a few seniors because friends...

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Choosing a College

A Hot Take on College Rankings
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By Noor Haddad
November 18, 2020 | 4 minute read

The world of admissions is perceived to be a competition, and hyper-selective schools are perceived to be the prize. That’s why the U.S. News and World Report rankings have gotten...

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