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Getting A Top-Notch Letter of Recommendation

Getting A Top-Notch Letter of Recommendation

While your grades, test scores and transcript will always be the most crucial parts of your application, letters of recommendatio…

College Recommendation Letters: Who, When and How to Ask

College Recommendation Letters: Who, When and How to Ask

A critical component of most college applications is the recommendation letter. It's the first chance an admissions officer gets …

Should You Consider Working With an Independent College Counselor?

Should You Consider Working With an Independent College Counselor?

Your school counselor is there every year you're in high school, but many students don't start relying on them until their junior…

Beyond Grades and GPA: What Are Colleges Looking for?

Beyond Grades and GPA: What Are Colleges Looking for?

While your grades, class rank and test scores are important, they aren't the full picture of who you are. College admissions offi…

I Can't Find Appropriate Teachers to Write My Recommendation Letters

I Can't Find Appropriate Teachers to Write My Recommendation Letters

I feel like I have no options on getting letters of recommendation from teachers. I asked two teachers who I know well and they b…

Admission Officers, HS Counselors Reveal Pet Peeves About Parental Involvement

Admission Officers, HS Counselors Reveal Pet Peeves About Parental Involvement

The college search involves a lot of people: students, their school counselors, test prep tutors, parents and others. Despite bes…

10 Last-Minute Mistakes Every College Applicant Should Avoid Making

10 Last-Minute Mistakes Every College Applicant Should Avoid Making

College deadlines are quickly approaching, which means many students are scrambling to submit their applications, essays, transcr…

4 FAQs — With Expert Answers — About Applying to College This Fall

4 FAQs — With Expert Answers — About Applying to College This Fall

It's no secret that this college admissions cycle is vastly different from any other in recent history. Although there aren't ans…

Should Applicant Correct Small Activity List Mistake?

Should Applicant Correct Small Activity List Mistake?

On my daughter's Early Action (EA) application, she didn't correctly identify the name of a local organization for which she does…

My Admission Portal Shows Missing Materials But I Swear Everything Has Been Sent

My Admission Portal Shows Missing Materials But I Swear Everything Has Been Sent

I applied to six schools and sent in my applications early. All portals say they have my applications. But every single one of th…

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