Tag: application process

What's the Pre-College Summer Program Application Process Like?


Some summer programs require an application many months in advance. Some only require registration. Find out more on CX now! read more

Top Tips for Applying to Big Colleges

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It's easy to fall through the cracks when applying to large public colleges. One high school senior offers his top tips to help students navigate the process and stand out among the tens of thousands of other applicants. read more

Top 10 Tips for International Graduate Students


Finding the right graduate program is tough. Finding the right program as an international student is even tougher. Here are 10 important issues to keep in mind. read more

Why an Independent Educational Consultant Might Benefit Your Child

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Requirements, expectations, and interactions have changed a great deal since you were a student, and the combination of understanding how important the college admission process is, while not quite knowing how to help your child achieve their goals, can make watching your child apply for school stressful! Here's how an IEC can help. read more

Should counselors develop relationships with admission officials; if so, how might that benefit students?

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When working in an independent school, many counselors build personal relationships with admission staffers . . . read more

What is your approach to helping students with application essays?

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I have a series of questions I ask the student to answer, and from those responses, we narrow down potential topics for their essays--topics that individualize the student and allow him or her to have a clear voice. read more

Figuring Out Financial Aid as a Transfer Student


Applying for financial aid as a transfer student is easy, because you've already been through the process . . . right? Well, not exactly. While that previous experience may be helpful, transfer students encounter a few unique financial aid issues. read more