Month: December 2021

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Legacy Student, URM, & Recruited Athletes: What’s a College Hook in the Admissions Process?

Legacy Student, URM, & Recruited Athletes: What’s a College Hook in the Admissions Process? Learn more about how college hook works! In large part, the college admissions process is a large-scale competition where high school students from around the country and the world vie for a limited number of positions at various colleges and universities …

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The Odds Waitlisted Students Will Get Accepted

What Are the Odds Waitlisted Students Will End Up Getting Accepted? Waitlisted students are placed in an unfortunate situation. These applicants are placed in a sort of limbo where they’re unsure about their college fate and have to decide whether it’s worth waiting out the decision or moving on to their next college choice. For …

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6 Tips for Choosing an Instructor to Write Your Teacher Recommendation Letter

6 Tips for Choosing an Instructor to Write Your Teacher Recommendation Letter Why is a teacher recommendation letter important? A teacher recommendation letter is one of the most impactful parts of your college application. With thousands or tens of thousands of applicants to consider, admissions officers have a limited amount of time to get the …

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When You Should Think Twice About Applying During Early Action

When You Should Think Twice About Applying During Early Action If you’ve come across the terms Early Action and Early Decision, you’re probably wondering what they mean and whether they’re a good choice. These alternative application timelines naturally generate curiosity among high schoolers who are always on the lookout for strategies that might give them …

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College Access and Financial Aid at Ivy League Schools: Everything You Need to Know

College Access and Financial Aid at Ivy League Schools: Everything You Need to Know What does it mean to have access to college? That’s exactly what we’re going to look at in this article. You’ve probably heard people talking about equality, equity, and access with regard to college and higher education in general. College access …

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Finding the Best-Fit School: Understanding College Sizes

Finding the Best-Fit School: Understanding College Sizes When you think of your ideal school, what do you imagine? What characteristics stick out to you as important when determining where to apply? Maybe you’re primarily focused on the academic offerings at colleges. Perhaps you’re determined to find a school within a particular area of the country. …

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Getting Rejected From College: What It Means and What You Can Do

Getting Rejected From College: What It Means and What You Can Do Getting rejected from college hurts…a lot. In fact, it’s one of the most difficult things to deal with as you’re graduating high school. After months and months of hard work preparing your application and years of putting your best foot forward both in …

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