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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.

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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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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What Colleges Look For

How to Write an Email to a College Admissions Officer
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By Collegewise Staff
April 22, 2021 | 6 minute read

Today's college applicant is much more likely to email, not call, an admissions officer with a question or request. So it’s important to remember that the person on the receiving end of...

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College Research

Questions to Ask A College Counselor Before Working With Them
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By Collegewise Staff
April 12, 2021 | 3 minute read

Working with a college counselor can take the guesswork out of the application process. As experts in the field, they’ve got the answers to your most pressing questions, and also the...

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Announcements

Wise(r)net is here!
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By Collegewise Staff
June 26, 2020 | 2 minute read

We’re so proud to unveil our brand new digital platform, the Wise(r)net. Over the last 20 years, we’ve made decisions by asking ourselves how to improve and even re-invent college...

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