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Junior Year And Worrying About College?

Are you starting junior year and worrying about college? As your junior year starts, and the college search is not far behind, you (or your parents) might be wondering what you should be focusing on. Here are the two most common mistakes high school juniors tend to make: Waiting too long to prepare for and take standardized tests Many students think they can wait until they get their PSAT scores back to decide when, andRead More…


How College Admissions Has Changed

How college application has changed – the process has gotten more competitive across the board because applicant sizes are growing faster than seats. How College Admissions Has Changed Things have changed since 1980. Back then, if you had a good academic record and solid SAT/ ACT scores, you were likely headed to your first choice in higher learning. In the 90’s, some sports activities helped; then outside activities; then you needed community activism. You getRead More…


Preparing for the College Admissions Interview

Tips on preparing for the college admissions interview. With so many applicants with similar grades, colleges may use the interview as the deciding factor. Preparing for the College Admissions Interview In the current college admissions climate, successful applicants will need to present more than just a written application. To be sure, strong academic credentials are an important component, but they are no longer sufficient to earn admission into many selective institutions of higher learning. Today,Read More…