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You are Your Best College Admissions Advocate

July 20, 2009 By: Category: Admissions insider, Application tips, Best College Tips, Get into College, Interview tips 2 Comments →

I’d like to let you in on a little secret: I am usually assigned topics to cover for this blog and I, naturally, follow my grand-master’s guidelines to the “T”. However, this month, no such luck. I was told to write on anything– ANYTHING that I choose. I’m picturing my high school seniors who come to me saying that they’re choosing to write their college essay using the Common Application’s prompt, “Topic of your choice”. So I guess I will take the advice I often give them and “be specific”. I would like to talk about how important it is for students to become their own advocates in the college application and admission process.

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What to Do While Waiting for the College Response

March 04, 2009 By: Category: Admissions insider, Application tips, Get into College, Interview tips 2 Comments →

While college applications have been submitted and most schools have stopped accepting new applicants (though some still continue to accept applications indefinitely), you are wondering what can be done to alleviate your anxiety, right?

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