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The Importance of Sending your College Applications in Early

I know that many students cannot really take parents’ warnings about the need to finish applications earlier than deadlines seriously. You think, “Come on, finishing the applications in the...

Reviewing your Early Application: Things to Look out For

“I’m Late, I’m Late, For a Very Important Date” Most schools with Early Application plans in the US will have deadlines in early November. Usually November 1st or November 15th. So I...

E-learning for High School Students through MOOCs

EdX announces the launch of 27 new MOOCs for high-school students A few issues ago, we had done some extensive research and spoken to a number of experts to bring you an article on e-learning and how...

Application Time: Support your Child Without being Overly Involved

Parents can be a valuable resource in preparing for college, but remember who is actually going to college! As you can imagine, I have an assortment of different parents who come along with the most...

Importance of Choosing the Right Curriculum and Subjects in Grades 9 – 12

While I typically meet families only somewhere in 10th grade, and many students only “wake up” to the process of thinking about applying to colleges in 11th grade, it is important to note that...

9 1/2 Important Steps to Preparing for the SAT Reasoning Test

1. Not all tests are equal! The first thing that you should know is that there is an alternative to the SAT called the ACT. Back when I went to college (when the dinosaurs still roamed the earth) the...

The Final Choice: Choosing your Best Fit College

With letters of acceptance rolling in over next month, it is time to return to the beginning and find the Best Fit. Well, many of you have already heard from some of the schools that you have applied...

Post-Application Press: Applications are sent; what next?

Ah, that wonderful feeling when you have finally finished all of your applications! While you certainly deserve the time to sit back and exhale after all of that work, there are a few things that you...

Choosing the Right Essay Topics

Like most students, you will likely be applying to around 10 colleges. Hopefully most of these will be on the Common Application, which will save you a lot of time. However, those schools will still...