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The Pros and Cons of Transferring

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Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions, Manhattanville College

If you are interested in transferring to another college or university, there are several pros and cons to consider before taking the leap. read more

5 Legit Ways to Beef Up Your College Applications

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Founder and President, CollegePrep360; Author

Here we discuss correcting course and adding something substantial to your application, if it's otherwise looking a little barren. read more

4 Myths About Getting into the Ivy League and Other Selective Colleges

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Founder and President, CollegePrep360; Author

Here, an Ivy League insider debunks five popular misconceptions about selective college admission. Read on for tips that will help you "think like an Ivy League admission officer" and understand how the selection process really works. read more

Top 10 Tips for Exploring College Majors

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A top 10 list to help you pick the perfect major or to steer you toward exploring, undecided, or undeclared. read more

How can I get letters of recommendation for my transfer application after a short period of time?

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This may sound odd, but why are you transferring after a short time? You should remain in one college for at least a year before considering transfer. read more

Tips for Tackling the New Common App Essay Prompts

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Essay Coach; Author

The folks over at the Common Application have decided to introduce a whole new set of essay prompts this year. That means that students, teachers, and essay coaches like myself are venturing into virgin territory. Let's all take a deep breath and see what these new prompts are actually asking you to do . . . read more

7 Tips for Finding an Internship

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Publisher, CareerTapped.com

You know you need an internship. (Or internships, plural.) Here's how to get one. read more

6 Reasons to Avoid Procrastination

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Publisher, CareerTapped.com

If you have any desire to be successful, consider these reasons to avoid procrastination and get moving. read more

What Admission Counselors Want to See in Your Grad School Application

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Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, West Virginia University

What are graduate admission officers really looking for when they review your application? Hint: it's not all about the grades. read more

Need Money for College? You Need to Knock Your Scholarship Essays Out of the Park!

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

A strong scholarship essay can make all the difference between getting those dollars and paying for college yourself. read more