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Being Black in College: ACCEPT's Fall Webinar Series Begins Tomorrow
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By Noor Haddad
September 28, 2020 | 0 minute read

A few months ago, we announced that our friends at ACCEPT were hosting a free webinar series for Black students on the experience of being Black in college. It was such a success that...

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College Essays

Let’s Get Existential: Identity in the College Essay
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By Noor Haddad
September 23, 2020 | 4 minute read

When you’re a teenager, you’re probably too busy to sit down and think about your own identity. No one exactly assigns you “introspection time” as homework (though, if you’re my student,...

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College Applications

10 Tips to Ace Your UC Application
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By Nicole Pilar
September 16, 2020 | 6 minute read

Ah, fall. That wonderful time of year when school begins (in some parts of the world), sweaters start to come out of hibernation, and everything seems to have “pumpkin spice” flavoring....

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The 2020 Common App Guide is Here
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By Meredith Graham
September 9, 2020 | 3 minute read

Download the latest Collegewise Guide to the Common App here. Earlier this week, one of my sophomores asked me, “Wait, isn’t there some website you just fill out once then send to a...

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By Casey Near and Arun Ponnusamy
September 8, 2020 | 2 minute read

Today, Collegewise launched something we’ve never done before (we’re really embracing the “unprecedented” theme of 2020): a comprehensive collection of free on-demand resources for high...

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Study Skills

Wiser Ways to Study
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By Ian Parker & Megan Carlier
September 2, 2020 | 9 minute read

The term “study skills” is a little misleading. The way it’s often framed is as an us-versus-them spectrum: some people have them, some people don’t, and there’s not much any of us can...

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