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Tricks for Decoding the Thorniest Interview Questions (US News)

There’s more to an interview than just answering questions. In fact, often the answers you give are less important than the inferences that an interviewer makes from them.

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College Admissions

Why Demonstrating Your Interest Matters (Dobler College Consulting)

Back in December, I wrote a piece about demonstrated interest. It’s become a popular phrase in the world of college admissions and if you missed the post, you can read it…

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College Planning

Are You Hovering or Helping Your Student?

It’s no surprise. Colleges and universities view today’s breed of college parent with some disdain. They see us as interfering in our student’s lives and overly involved in the college admissions process.

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College Planning

5 Things College Applicants Can Do to Stand Out – in a Good Way (US News Education)

An academic passion, initiative and a proven interest in a college are key to getting your foot in the door – and they’re only some of the attributes admissions officers are looking for in their ever more competitive applicant pools.

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College Planning

The Top Public Colleges Ranked For 2015 By U.S. News & World Report (Huffington Post)

For the seventeenth year in a row, University of California-Berkeley is the top public school in America according to U.S. News and World. To put that in perspective: there are high school seniors applying for college now who have never lived in a world where Berkeley is not the best public school.

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College Planning

Are you oversharing or going over the top? Find out with the TMIC Test.

If you’re not old enough to remember that one of the most internationally beloved figures of the early 1990s was an African-American teenager who invented groundbreaking technologies for the express purpose of pleasing his neighbor and unrequited love on the South Side of Chicago, then you’re probably young enough to have heard Jay-Z and Kanye West mocked in his name for the crime of wearing glasses while Black and male. 514 more words

College Admissions

50 Colleges and Universities with the Happiest Freshmen (Collegechoice.net)

Going to college is one of the most significant experiences of your life. In fact, college is as much an experience as it is an education.

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College Planning