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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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Letters of Recommendation: Who to Ask?
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By Cecilia Grano De Oro
February 23, 2022 | 7 minute read

Junior year tends to be a fairly busy time for high schoolers, as they balance the competing demands of remaining engaged in extracurricular activities both on- and off-campus, taking on...

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College Applications Life Advice for Teens

Skirt This Law
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By Kevin McMullin
December 8, 2021 | 2 minute read

Parkinson’s Law states: “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” For students with college applications that still need to be completed over the winter break, I...

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Pre-submit Panic
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By Kevin McMullin
October 27, 2021 | 2 minute read

Seniors, if you’re rushing to complete your applications for November 1 early deadlines, here’s a tip meant to calm, not terrorize you. Expect to panic.

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How to Craft the Perfect College Application
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By Meredith Graham
October 20, 2021 | 5 minute read

We get questions on this topic all the time. How do I write a perfect essay? How do I create a perfect application? How do I become the perfect college applicant? Well, here’s the secret:...

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In the Room Where It Happens: What Does Committee Really Look Like?
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By Sam Joustra
September 22, 2021 | 5 minute read

If you’ve seen the 2013 movie Admission starring Tina Fey, you’ve gained some insight into a representation of an admissions committee. The operative words there are “a representation.” We...

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