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Class Notes: A Story of Bias in 2003 and Today

I told you I’ve been covering class bias in higher education for a long time. I was going through some old files when I found this unpublished piece on from 2003. 3,530 more words


Changing the college application game

Today we feature 2014 Ed2Save Fellow Dr. Deb Felix. Formerly a university admissions officer, she now works with families to help students find the path that is best for them after high school. 568 more words

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Really though, don't sound conceited

Perhaps the most important thing to know in winning college admissions essays is to be yourself. If you’re a hoodrat, be a hoodrat. If you’re a hipster, be a hipster. 677 more words

Admissions Essay

How to Get the Best Teacher Recommendations for College

Teacher recommendations are an important, but sometimes overlooked part of the college admissions process. They are one of the few opportunities that an admissions committee gets to read about a student’s character, motivation and personality. 483 more words

How to get teens to see the big picture with SAT

Often times students have trouble seeing the big picture. That’s when parents jump in to help provide guidance. But how? How do you help your student understand the importance of the SAT while keeping SAT scores in perspective? 418 more words

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Reputation and Rankings

Rankings have become an important factor in students’ decision about where to study. While the methodology and validity of university rankings may be disputed, rankings can be a useful way for international students, but only alongside other factors including size, location, majors on offer and the ‘feel’ of the campus. 849 more words


Dublin High School Class of 2015 College Acceptance Results

Every year college acceptance gets more competitive and the pressure on our students more intense. Yet despite that pressure, Dublin High School‘s Class of 2015 seniors have been rewarded with acceptance letters and emails, and scholarships, from across the country and beyond. 1,120 more words

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