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Do I Need to Send an Official ACT Score Report?

Do I Need to Send an Official ACT Score Report?

Question: I took the SAT (three times) and the ACT (one time). I sent in my SAT scores to the college. Is it ok if I just upload…

Admissions Expert Dispels 5 Myths About This Fall’s Application Cycle

Admissions Expert Dispels 5 Myths About This Fall’s Application Cycle

Myths have permeated the college admissions landscape for decades, with many people believing that only legacies get accepted to …

I Submitted the Wrong Essay on My Common App

I Submitted the Wrong Essay on My Common App

I made a huge mistake and I am not sure what to do. I sent a supplemental essay that was meant for one school to another college.…
Which Teacher Should Write My Daughter's Rec Letter?

Which Teacher Should Write My Daughter's Rec Letter?

My daughter is agonizing over which teacher to ask for a recommendation. Her counselor thinks she should ask her Honors Biology t…
When, Exactly, Are Application Deadlines?

When, Exactly, Are Application Deadlines?

Several of our Early Action applications are due November 1. By what time on that day does the application have to be submitted? …
Can I Recycle My "Why This School" Essay?

Can I Recycle My "Why This School" Essay?

I am writing supplemental essays and three of them ask the same question: "Why do you want to go to (school name)?" Is it okay to…

Will A Lack of Academic Honors on Common App Hurt My Admission Odds?

Will A Lack of Academic Honors on Common App Hurt My Admission Odds?

I am filling out the Common App now and there's a question that says "If you have received any honors related to your academic ac…

Activities Vs. Honors? Uploading a Resume? Check 3 Common App FAQs

Activities Vs. Honors? Uploading a Resume? Check 3 Common App FAQs

I just started filling out my Common App and I have a few questions. First, one of my schools gives an option in Common App of up…

How Do I List My Activities on the Common Application?

How Do I List My Activities on the Common Application?

I am filling out my Common App and I don't know which order to list my activities. Do I place them in terms of leadership experie…
The Coalition for College Expands, Adding 18 Schools

The Coalition for College Expands, Adding 18 Schools

Have you heard of the Coalition for College? Do you know what it's all about? Before I discuss the Coalition's latest development…

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