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The Prima Donna Rock Star Tester Treatment

I met with her the first time last Sunday a week before the SAT, mother looking on, and the conversation went something like this.

“I want to specialize in one test. 2,123 more words


New trends in college admissions: Well-rounded is out!

Well-rounded wasn’t a term used to describe outstanding applicants in the admissions office.”

A former MIT admissions personnel mentioned this in an interview with Univerdict. 384 more words

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Breaking the Common Mold for Activities and Awards

“What? Common Application asks for five awards and ten activities?! I don’t have that many!”

This is one of the most common concerns voiced by high school seniors as they first encounter the activities & awards section on the Common Application. 404 more words

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How important is GPA for college admissions?

What can be more important than Grade Point Average (GPA)? Your course selection!

Students applying to colleges may think that his or her GPA is the most important factor in the admissions process.   302 more words

College Admissions

SAT, ACT, SAT Subjects, and AP Exams – Which tests should you take?

Many students are unsure when it comes to choosing which standardized tests to take.

The most common questions students ask are:

“Should I take the SAT or ACT?” 525 more words

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Tips For Choosing The Right University (CBS Chicago)

Choosing the right university is an enormous undertaking and one that should not be taken lightly. The commitment given to college life is on average four years and also an incredible amount of cost, after all choosing the right university can mean overall happiness in life and financial wealth.

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