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Behind the College Admissions Process

September 10, 2015 By: Chad Category: Admissions insider, Get into College No Comments →

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The process of applying for college is long and complicated. Some smaller community and technical colleges may have less stringent requirements, but four-year colleges and graduate school programs require a lot of work. Applying for multiple college programs can feel like entering a full-time job, especially since just about every college has its own admission requirements.

As complicated as the college admissions and application process can be, there are some things that you can do to make its entirety a little bit easier. No matter where you plan to attend college, here’s some of the things you should do during the application process. (more…)

Gear Up to Get into College

March 27, 2012 By: Category: Admissions insider, Get into College No Comments →

You’ve taken your PSATs, worked hard to get your grades to where you want them to be, and built a strong resume of extracurricular activities. It’s time to get into college! That’s exciting, but a little intimidating too, right? Simply follow these easy steps, and you’ll be well on your way to your dream college:

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5 Ways to Reduce Stress and Get into College

November 14, 2011 By: Julie Manhan Category: Admissions insider, Application tips, Get into College No Comments →

Contrary to popular belief, constant stress is not a required part of the college admissions process.  In fact, it’s quite possible to get into college without it.  It may take a little extra effort, but most people will agree it’s worth it – especially when it means you will likely  have more time to enjoy your senior year. (more…)

SAT vs. ACT: How to Prepare No Matter Which Exam You Take

April 13, 2011 By: Category: Admissions insider, College entrance exams, Get into College No Comments →

Today we have a guest post from Donna Zilkha, director of college admissions at Aristotle Circle. Aristotle Circle matches parents and students to experts with current insight and inside knowledge of college admissions.

There’s no doubt that a good score on your SAT or ACT will help you get into college and secure scholarships. Due to the importance of your performance on these tests, it’s critical that you prepare as much as possible. Here are some tips to improve your chances of doing well:

College Admissions with a Low GPA | (Ad)Mission Possible

March 23, 2011 By: Category: Admissions insider, Get into College No Comments →

Let’s be clear about this from the start. The majority of universities in the United States are not reserved only for high school valedictorians. There are thousands of universities willing to accept students with lower GPA’s and lower scores (if any).  (more…)