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College Applications

Common App 2022-2023 Quick-Start Guide
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By Ian Parker
July 29, 2022 | 5 minute read

The year was 2005. George W. Bush was beginning his second presidential term, Star Wars: Episode III was the biggest thing in theaters, and gas cost $2.30 a gallon. And, reader, I was...

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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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What To Do If You've Been Deferred
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By Collegewise Staff
January 13, 2022 | 8 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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College Applications Life Advice for Teens

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

Parkinson’s Lawstates: “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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