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Summer Planning

How to Find Summer Activities for College Applications
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By Renee Roush
February 10, 2023 | 7 minute read

Planning for the summer means booking trips, organizing get-togethers, and scheduling some well-deserved beach time. But for most students preparing for college applications, it also means...

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Collegewise and Xello: Redefining Student Success
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By Collegewise Staff
February 7, 2023 | 4 minute read

Collegewise is thrilled to announce its recent partnership with Xello, an online career development program that puts student skill-building at the forefront, preparing them for college...

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How Much Does College Counseling Cost?
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By Ana Boskovic
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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Testing/Test Prep Mental Health

3 Tips on How to Deal with Test Anxiety
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By Michael Cohen
January 18, 2023 | 6 minute read

Most students have felt nervous before an exam, but an increasing number of high schoolers are experiencing pre-test stress that can negatively impact their academic performance and mental...

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Collegewise Culture

The Dark Side of Admissions, part 2
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By Matt Doyle
January 16, 2023 | 5 minute read

Confession: I almost didn’t apply to Collegewise. I had the job description up on my computer for over a month, wrestling with the idea of becoming an independent counselor. I worked as a...

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Collegewise Culture

The Dark Side of Admissions
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By Joel Ontiveros
January 11, 2023 | 6 minute read

I’m an independent education consultant. An IEC. There I said it, and it still doesn’t seem quite real. Technically my official title is College Counselor, but I work for a private company...

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