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All you have to do is get them here!

In my opinion, the campus visit is the single greatest indicator of student interest in a college or university.  While it’s true that students may enroll without a visit, it’s rare.  1,106 more words

Doane College

Meet Our Teachers: Theresa Wright

Welcome to our new college counselor, Theresa Wright!

An award-winning member of the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling, Mrs. Wright was a college counselor for six years at Benet Academy in Lisle and St. 266 more words

Upper School

Last Week's Top Ten College Stories to Start Your Week (Sept. 29th, 2014)

Student Life, College Prep, and News

  • 6 solutions helping institutions bolster student success. Read
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  • Understanding Early Action, Early Decision, Restricted Early Action and Rolling Admission.
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Help for the 6 Most Confusing Parts of the New 2014-15 CommonApp (Huffington Post)

Everyone — students, parents, high school counselors, teachers and college admissions officers — were all in agreement last year that the Common Application offered many challenges.

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Week 1 College Access Ambassador Reflections: Diyaaldeen Whitaker

Diyaaldeen Whitaker is a 2nd year College Access Ambassador and a Junior at the Academy at Palumbo in Philadelphia, PA

Like the Philadelphia Eagles under the new Chip Kelly regime… 740 more words


The Freshman!

It’s that time of year, the countdown has officially begun! The first day of school is just around the corner and for those students entering their freshman year in high school, this is no ordinary first day of school. 597 more words

Senior Year: Now What?  

Well, you finally made it. Freshman year is a distant memory and you are now part of the all-powerful senior class. However, your new status comes with a catch: real responsibility. 526 more words