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6 Tips for Presenting your Activity Résumé

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The activity résumé is a great opportunity for you to explain important activities and accomplishments to admissions committees. By offering concrete information about yourself in a concise form, you seem more real and more interesting...

9 Tips to Help with Your College Applications

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College applications take time, and they should! After diligent research to find the colleges and universities where you can study, learn and grow for the next four years, it’s now time to explain to the...

Helping Students and Parents


Where do you begin? Are you a new college counselor and are not sure where to start? Are you a veteran looking to enhance your current college guidance program? Or, maybe you stepped into a...

Rights and Responsibilities in the Admissions Process

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Those who may be beginning their college search sometimes assume that colleges and universities have complete control over the admissions process. In fact, there are established regulations that almost every college, university and high school...

What Does it Mean to be Waitlisted or Deferred?


After all the frantic work of putting together an application, waiting for an answer can seem to take forever. Most applicants assume that eventually they will receive a letter with one of two simple outcomes:...

Why You Should Take the ACT More than Once

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The Second Time (or even the Third!) is the Charm: Yes, we know that taking the ACT can be a nail-biting, stressful experience. After all, there’s a lot riding on the results. But often, the...