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Can I Reapply After Early Decision or Early Action Rejection?
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Can I Reapply After Early Decision or Early Action Rejection?

Question: If I apply to a college through Early Decision or Early Action, but I am not accepted, can I apply again through Regula…

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What is Parents' Role in the College Process?

We took a trip to Boston last week. As educational consultants, part of our job is to travel the country to visit college and boa…

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How to Request Letters of Recommendation

The goal of a college recommendation letter is to humanize you; give the admissions committee a better idea of who you as a perso…

Early Decision or Early Action? How Do We Choose?
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Early Decision or Early Action? How Do We Choose?

Question: My daughter has a well balanced list of 10 colleges. How do we decide if she applies Early Action or Early Decision? I …

Are Outside-of-School Extracurriculars Sufficient?
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How Many Extracurriculars Do Colleges Want To See?

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When it comes to reviewing the activities list portion of the application, admissions committees can seem a bit l…

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How To Get Into Penn in 2022

There's no doubt that the University of Pennsylvania is extremely difficult to get into. In 2021, the ivy league school in P…

Early Decision or Early Action?
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Early Decision or Early Action?

Question: Why should I consider an Early Decision or Early Action college application? What's the difference?

Your level of d…

Advantages of EARLY Early-Decision Application?
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Advantages of EARLY Early-Decision Application?

Question: I'm applying Early Decision to an Ivy League school. Is there any advantage for me to send in the application mate…

6 HS Seniors on What They Wish They’d Known About the Admissions Process
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6 Students With College Application Regrets

The college admissions process can be daunting at times, but you can ease the stress by learning from those who went before you. …

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Applying to College With ADHD

My daughter, a rising senior, has just been diagnosed with ADHD. She has taken the SAT three times before this diagnosis, with sc…

When Is the Best Time to Start Thinking About College Admission?
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When Can I Start Applying To College?

With college admission being more competitive than ever, it seems that many students and parents are starting to think about coll…

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College Application Deadlines: The Pros and Cons

Historical data shows that the acceptance rate is higher for applicants who applied early decision and early action than for thos…

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