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Many students can strengthen their college applications with quality letters of recommendation. Unfortunately, too many students miss out of this opportunity because they didn’t think to send recommendations that were not required.   Unless your student is assured of admission Read more…


It’s August 2nd and if you have a rising senior in your house, you’ve probably received a few dozen emails reminding you that most college applications opened yesterday. And for a lot of students and parents, the stress of college Read more…


Although the benefits of Early Decision applications to college are huge, it can be a costly mistake for families who don’t consider all the angles. Here is episode 12 of The College Prep Podcast, my free weekly show which covers Read more…


Errors in college applications can cost students offers of admission or scholarship opportunities. Luckily, most mistakes are preventable—many are the result of procrastination. Students should allow plenty of time to complete necessary college application elements, focus on the details, and Read more…


Most colleges and universities have adopted online methods for submitting applications. Some schools use shared systems such as the Common Application, which is accepted by more than 400 schools, while others accept a state-specific application that’s accepted by public universities,and Read more…


  College admission can be very competitive, and it can be difficult to know what colleges want. Every year, there are top students who don’t get into their top-choice schools. While the admissions criteria and processes vary from school to Read more…

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