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Does Your College Choice Still Have Space?

June 07, 2012 By: Julie Manhan Category: Uncategorized No Comments →

Are you still looking for the perfect college choice?   Contrary to popular belief, it’s not too late to find that perfect school.  Every year NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) publishes its annual Space Availability Survey ResultsThis list includes the names of colleges all over the world that are still accepting qualified students.


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Waitlisted at Your Top College Choice?

March 18, 2011 By: Julie Manhan Category: Uncategorized No Comments →

The agonizing wait to hear the college admission decision from students’ top college choice is finally coming to an end – or is it?  For some students, the long-awaited answer is: “Wait a little longer.”  In other words, instead of being admitted, they’ve been offered a place on the school’s waitlist, leaving the student asking themselves, “What do I do now?”

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So you want to study in the US? College tips for International Students

July 16, 2010 By: Julie Manhan Category: Uncategorized No Comments →

The  U.S. is a great place to attend college.  Because there are colleges and universities of all sizes and descriptions, international and domestic students alike have a wide selection of choices which can make finding several schools that have exactly what you’re looking for a bit easier.  


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Is it Really Harder to Get into College These Days?

February 18, 2010 By: Julie Manhan Category: Uncategorized 3 Comments →

Ask anyone connected to a senior in high school if it’s harder to get into college these days and you are likely to get a resounding “Yes”.  However, if you take a look at the reality of college admissions in terms of numbers, you might find yourself hesitating for a moment before you answer that question. (more…)

Campus Visits: How to Spot a Good Fit

May 28, 2009 By: Category: Uncategorized 1 Comment →

When choosing a college, college view books, campus videos and college reviews can help, but nothing can replace the experience of actually setting foot on campus. Unfortunately visiting colleges can be expensive, so if you take the time to visit your college of choice, make sure to prepare before you go. How do you make sure you get the most out of your campus visit? And how do you know when a college is a good fit? Well…… today our very own student blogger Jillianne Hamilton is a guest writer over at Check out her article: “How to Spot a Good Fit on a Campus Visit

Let us know what you think! 


Photo of UC Berkeley Campus Tour by Raymond Yee