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Perspective in the Time of Decision
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By Casey Near and Arun Ponnusamy
April 7, 2021 | 4 minute read

We know there are seniors around the country (and world) who have admissions offers in hand but still find themselves looking backward and wondering, “What if…?” Parents and other adult...

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What Does Rolling Admissions Mean and How Does It Work?
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By Collegewise Staff
April 5, 2021 | 4 minute read

Knowing when to submit your college applications can be a helpful strategy for gaining admission to your top-choice schools. And while you may already know what early action and early...

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Major Myths, Busted: Pre-Med Edition
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By Meredith Graham
March 31, 2021 | 5 minute read

Back when I worked in admissions and spent a lot of time at college fairs and other events, I’d field all kinds of questions from students and families. And usually, lots of those...

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Will Colleges Look At My Social Media?
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By Arun Ponnusamy
March 26, 2021 | 3 minute read

For many of us during the pandemic, our social life needs were met by our social media feeds. Usage of these platforms skyrocketed as #quarantinelife led many people to seek meaningful...

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7 Benefits of Using a College Admissions Platform
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By Collegewise Staff
March 23, 2021 | 3 minute read

Applying to college can be stressful. There are a lot of elements that require careful attention, and a lot of tasks on that ever-growing application to-do list. Organization is...

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To Do Great Research, Try Thinking Smaller
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By Ian Parker
March 17, 2021 | 7 minute read

I’m a professional college counselor, so I know a thing or two about colleges. But when you live in a country with over 4,000 degree-granting institutions, there’s always more to learn.

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