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14 Crucial College Prep Topics for 2014 – #11 Ten Things Every College Applicant Must Know (SiaKnight.com)

During a  visit to a major university, I was fortunate enough to be able to visit the application processing center and speak with the employees who handle the thousands and thousands of pieces of information sent in by college hopefuls.  

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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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Six - Well, Seven - Pieces of Advice for College-Searching High School Seniors (Forbes)

Senior year of high school can be truly spectacular. It’s a time to take advanced courses and excel in activities, from Model UN to athletics to drama.

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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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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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