Why April Can Be the Cruelest Month in College Admissions

Amy Trinnaman

by Amy Trinnaman, an independent educational consultant who has worked in education for over ten years. Amy is a member of our Paying For College 101 Facebook group and the Road2College Pros Network.

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Why April Can Be the Cruelest Month in College Admissions

Why April Can Be the Cruelest Month in College Admissions

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