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Bad Questions to Ask at Your College Interview (About.com)

“What can I tell you about our college?”

Nearly all college interviewers will give you an opportunity to ask questions of your own. The purpose of the interview isn’t strictly for the college to evaluate you.

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Goucher College is First to Accept Video-Based Applications

Can an applicant explain why he or she would thrive at a given college in two minutes? If the applicant wants to enroll at Goucher College, that is pretty much all it will take under a new admissions option being announced today.

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What makes an ideal education consultant?

2012 CNN report about a Hong Kong couple who kept a consultant on a $2 million retainer (to steer their sons from elite U.S. boarding schools into Harvard, of course) left me thinking about the importance of declaring my ethics as an education consultant.  468 more words

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How to Write a Great SAT Essay In Just 25 Minutes (Bloomberg Business Week)

The 25-minute limit on the SAT Essay is intimidating. After all, 25 minutes is about the time it would take to bake two batches of cookies, watch half an episode of…

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