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College Decision Wisdom from a Mom Who’s Been There
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College Decision Wisdom from a Mom Who’s Been There

Sheila Jones Sheila Jones- December 2, 2020 0

Parents of high school seniors— I know this can be a crazy, stressful time in the college process for so many reasons—applying, writing essays, not ... Read More

College Essay Topics You’ll Want to Avoid
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College Essay Topics You’ll Want to Avoid

Liam Gaughan Liam Gaughan- November 4, 2020 0

Students preparing to get into college are naturally going to be pitted against each other in a game of stats. GPAs, class ranks, and scores ... Read More

Early Decision 2: What it Means and Why You Might Want to Consider it
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Early Decision 2: What it Means and Why You Might Want to Consider it

Liam Gaughan Liam Gaughan- October 29, 2020 0

Students who have a clear idea of where they want to go to school may have applied through the Early Decision process, which allows them ... Read More

Things to Consider When Choosing a College Major
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Things to Consider When Choosing a College Major

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- October 28, 2020 0

With the immense pressure to just get in to college, students can be forgiven for not always thinking about what exactly they want to study. ... Read More

Everything to Know About College Application Deadlines
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Everything to Know About College Application Deadlines

Road2College Road2College- October 9, 2020 1

Choosing where a student wants to apply for college is only half of the battle when it comes to admissions. It is equally important for ... Read More

COVID Statements and Changes in School Grading Policies: What You Need to Know
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COVID Statements and Changes in School Grading Policies: What You Need to Know

Liam Gaughan Liam Gaughan- October 3, 2020 1

While COVID-19 is changing the ways in which education is taught, it is also changing the ways in which it is evaluated. To some extent, ... Read More

What Students Need to Know About Applying to College During a Pandemic
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What Students Need to Know About Applying to College During a Pandemic

Stacey Kostell Stacey Kostell- October 1, 2020 0

The “back-to-school” season is upon us, but with surging coronavirus cases across the country, this will not be an ordinary fall. Many unknowns about the ... Read More

What Is the Big Ten and What Does a Big Ten School Mean?
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What Is the Big Ten and What Does a Big Ten School Mean?

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- September 27, 2020 0

The ‘Big Ten’ has been in the news recently as their network has decided to reverse their decision to not have a football season this ... Read More

How Family Finances Sway College Admissions Decisions
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How Family Finances Sway College Admissions Decisions

Jeff Selingo Jeff Selingo- September 4, 2020 0

Excerpted from WHO GETS IN AND WHY by Jeffrey Selingo. Copyright © 2020 by Jeffrey Selingo. Reprinted with permission of Scribner, a Division of Simon & Schuster, ... Read More

What Should You Put in a Brag Sheet for College?
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What Should You Put in a Brag Sheet for College?

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 7, 2020 0

The brag sheet is an integral piece of the college application process yet, it's not talked about often enough. For many, its exact role in ... Read More

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