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Category: College Admissions

Jason Patel

7 College Essay Topics to Avoid Writing About

Not sure which college essay topics to avoid? Here are 7 main topics you definitely should not include in your admissions essay.

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Jason Patel

How to Stick to the Word Count on College Essays

Wondering how to stick to the word count on college essays? In this post, we go over how to write a concise and memorable essay.

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Jason Patel

How to Brainstorm Your College Essay Topic

Stuck on figuring out how to brainstorm your college essay? These tips can help you overcome writer’s block and tell your story!

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Nadyja Von Ebers

A Family Guide to College Admissions Season

In this post, we show step-by-step how you can help a student in your family navigate college admissions and application deadlines.

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Adeney Zo

How To Pull a Successful All-Nighter

We’ve all got those days. Three projects are due on the same day. Countless huge tests looming before your eyes. Deadlines slowly calling out your name as a mug of lukewarm coffee trembles in your fingers. (A dramatic, Oscar-winning soundtrack beating to the frenzy of your heart…) You’ve tried everything, but you just don’t have […]

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Anika Manzoor

Test-Optional Colleges: What You Need to Know (Video)

Test-optional colleges are all over the news! In this post, learn why test-optional schools are important and which schools are going test-optional in 2020.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

How COVID-19 Impacts College Admissions and Applications

Wondering how the college applications process will be affecting by COVID-19? Check out this post for all that you need to know.

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Nadyja Von Ebers

How to Get into Harvard: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA and More

Real talk: as you’ve probably guessed, it’s not easy to get into Harvard University. Harvard’s admissions process is highly selective, and you’ll have to be a pretty impressive candidate to make it through (and that doesn’t just mean having the perfect Harvard SAT score or ACT score). After all, they are ranked #2 in National […]

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Nadyja Von Ebers

Should I Do Work Study? Take the Quiz

If you’re reading this, that probably means you’ve received work-study funding. Congratulations! Now you have to decide if taking a work-study position is the best option for you right now. It can be difficult to determine how much time in your schedule you’ll actually have to commit to working because college itself is rigorous. So […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

What Should You Major In? Take the Quiz

Of all the many decisions you make in college (scheduling no classes before 10am, eating exclusively breakfast cereal for a month), picking your major is one of the most exciting and stressful. While your major is important in certain career paths more than others, it definitely will impact the rest of your college career. It’ll […]

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