Tag: expert advice

What can parents do if they disagree with their child's college choice(s)?

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Unless it is a financial consideration, the decision is the student's. It is the student who has to live at the college, not the parent. read more

How to Write a Personal Statement That Will Get You into College

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Founder, Soaring Eagle College Consulting

Should you live on campus or off? Should you own a car or not? Which option is best (and cheapest)? Keep reading to figure out what's right for you. read more

5 Critical Reminders Before Sending in Your Graduate School Applications

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Author, Enrollment Expert

With many of this year's grad school application deadlines right around the corner, it's time for some last-minute admission tips and reminders. read more

Campus Visits: Your College Search Secret Weapon

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Vice President and Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, Reed College

How do you narrow the list of 4,000 schools down to a few that you want to explore further? One effective way is college visits read more

The Ultimate Guide to College Applications: How to Stand Out From the Crowd

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Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid, Endicott College

All that soul searching to find the perfect college has come down to this, your application. But what actually goes into that mythical document? read more

The Ultimate Guide to the College Search: How to Find Your Perfect College Match

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This is it. This is how you find the perfect college--or colleges--for you. read more

Top 10 College Admission Mistakes

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Dean of Admissions, Saint Mary's College of California

College admission reps have seen it all, from inspiring personal essays to disappointing (and all too common) application mistakes. Lucky for you, one of those same admission VIPs is here to warn you of which mistakes to avoid on your college applications! read more

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