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Posted September 12, 2013 by

6 Myths about College Admissions

If you are preparing to fill out college applications, beware of six myths concerning college admissions.

All across America, the parents of rising high school seniors are gearing up to help their children tackle this fall’s college applications. Yes, there’s a lot of excitement about taking this major step, but it’s mixed with a liberal dose of dread: Acceptance to top schools gets more brutally competitive every year. The number and variety of standardized tests seem to sprout like mushrooms. Were your kids really supposed to be building huts in Guatemala over the summer instead of lifeguarding? And why are there so many application essays to write now? (more…)

Posted August 19, 2013 by

Don’t Want to Be Like Many Others? 6 Ways Your College Application can Attract Admissions Officers

When applying to college, prospective students are competing against many applicants hoping to get into a particular college.  In order to have a chance to get that acceptance letter, students will need to separate themselves from the competition during the application process.  In the following post, learn six ways a college application can attract admissions officers.

If you’re like many American families, you’re probably dreading the college application process. And no wonder. All around you, you’ve seen great kids with stellar credentials get denied by top schools and you wonder what on earth they could have done wrong. You conclude that getting into a top college must require making a seven-figure donation, schmoozing the right VIPs, or turning into a Tiger Mom. (more…)