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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.

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How Much Does College Counseling Cost?
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By Collegewise Staff
January 27, 2023 | 7 minute read

The college admissions process can be challenging and sometimes leaves families feeling defeated before even starting. That's why more families are paying for college advising for their...

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School Counselor vs. Independent Counselor vs. College Counselor: What's the Difference?
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By Collegewise Staff
January 6, 2023 | 7 minute read

Life's about options, even when preparing for college applications. Students can work with three types of counselors: a school counselor, an independent education counselor, or a private...

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What Colleges Look For

What Matters to Colleges from Freshman Year of High School?
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By Collegewise Staff
April 11, 2022 | 5 minute read

So you’re a freshman or a sophomore thinking about that 9th grade report card and wondering, “Uhh, how much will colleges care about my C in Biology, since science is my least favorite...

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College Applications

The Collegewise Difference
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By Collegewise Staff
February 24, 2022 | 8 minute read

Here are a few reasons we’re very proud of our work, results, and philosophy at Collegewise.  1. The work is always personal to us. We understand how much trust you’re extending when you...

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College Applications

What To Do If You've Been Deferred
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By Collegewise Staff
January 13, 2022 | 7 minute read

If you're a high school senior who applied Early Action or Early Decision to a college, you may be admitted, denied, or deferred.  A deferral is a college’s way of saying “maybe.” But what...

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Announcements

The Collegewise Scholarship
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By Collegewise Staff
May 18, 2021 | 5 minute read

The Collegewise Scholarship application is now live! Whether you're a parent, guardian, educator, or student, read on for more details about the scholarship's history and purpose, and what...

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