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What NOT to Do in Your Application Essay

Writing a strong college admission essay can be challenging, but avoiding these common pitfalls will help you create one that stands more

How to Prepare for College Applications Over the Summer (by Grade Level)

Summer is a great time to get ahead on the college search and application process. Here's what you can do whether you're a freshman, sophomore, junior, or read more

Dual Enrollment: The Secret to Getting Ahead in High School

Dual enrollment is a great way to bring your academics to the next level. Here's how you can get ahead by taking college-level courses for credit in high read more

The Most Important Factors for Choosing a College

For most students, choosing a college is the first big decision they'll have to make. Here are some important things to consider before making your final read more

The Homeschooler's Guide to the College Application Process

Everything you need to know about tackling the college search and application process as a more

How to Write a College Decision Appeal Letter

So you got the thin envelope. Fortunately, your case isn't always closed upon that first rejection letter. Here are a few ways you could change their more

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Q: How many schools should I apply to?

A: It's not the number of schools you apply to that is important. It's the thought and care put into each more

Q: How should college rankings affect my college decision?

A: In short, they probably shouldn't affect your college search all that more

Q: When should I start thinking about colleges?

A: How about right now? You don't have to make a choice, but begin thinking about things like what you want to study, where you would like to go, and what would be important about a more

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