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Category: College Preparation

Dana Sinclair

I submitted my college apps, now what?

Submitting college applications can be a weight lifted off your shoulders. All seniors applying to college know how tedious and stressful they can be and once they are submitted, it is like a breathe of fresh air. Now that your college apps are in, what do you do? What goals are there to strive for?

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Myka Yamasaki

If You Didn’t Get in Early Decision

For those who didn’t get into their early decision school, it’s going to be ok. Here are a couple things you should hear.

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Dana Sinclair

Are College Visits Worthwhile?

It’s popular, especially junior year of high school, to go and visit colleges that you may apply to your senior year. While touring campus’s seem like a fun way to learn about a school, is it really worth the time? Here are some pros and cons to consider!

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Nadira Berman

What The College Tour Guide Doesn’t Tell You About UPenn

While college tours can be helpful, there’s a lot of information that the tour guides have to leave out. So I’m here to give you a real student’s perspective. Here’s what the tour and info session won’t teach you about the University of Pennsylvania.

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Myka Yamasaki

What Not to Think About During College Application Season

College applications are stressful. Partially because applications are the gateway to the next stage in your life and because of all the deadlines. Due to these stressors, you get prone to all kinds of negative thoughts. Here are some common ones that you need to beat back.

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Elise Gout

Getting the Most Out of College Essay Revision

We’re about a month into the school year which means, ideally, you should be about a month into writing your college application essays.

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Myka Yamasaki

How to Stay Calm During College Applications

So, it’s college application season. Panicking? Stressed? If you are either of these things, this post is for you. My first semester senior year I applied to about 12 different colleges, so I know what it is like. Here is what I learned and what I think can help you stay calm.   1) Stay […]

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Nadira Berman

Three Tips For Early Decision Applicants

With the early decision deadline for most colleges swiftly approaching on November 1st, most ED seniors out there are probably stressing out. I vividly remember this time exactly a year ago. Here is what I would tell my former self.

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Myka Yamasaki

What are Liberal Arts Colleges?

Well what if I told you that there is a whole breed of colleges that are neither a part of the Ivy League nor are a giant state school whose sports teams feed into the NFL, MLB, etc.? This mysterious breed of colleges is referred to as liberal arts colleges!

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Nadira Berman

How To Stay Organized During College Application Season

Calling the college application season stressful would definitely be an understatement. One way to keep yourself sane is organization. If you know exactly what essays to write and when to write them, it will make your life a lot easier.

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