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Researching Colleges Without Travelling
How can you and your student research colleges when it isn’t feasible to hop on a plane or in the car to visit? Here are a few tips.
How to Help Your Teen Determine College Compatibility
Choosing a college is a big decision that often brings both excitement and anxiety. With so many options available, your teen might easily become overwhelmed and hasty in picking.
Six Ways Teens Can Set Themselves Apart on College Applications
Applying to college is more than just filling out an online form and sending off some transcripts. Your teen should consider it an opportunity to introduce themselves to colleges and make a compelling case for why they should extend an admission offer to your teen.
Dos and Don’ts for the College Admission Essay
ou’ve heard before that the admission essay can give your teen’s college application a boost, and it’s true. How can your teen make the admission essay the best it can be? Here are a few dos and don’ts.
Dos and Don’ts for the College Application
The start of senior year brings a lot of excitement and a long list of to-dos for teens planning to go to college. Here are a few dos and don’ts that your teen should keep in mind.
How Much Do Colleges Care About Extracurricular Involvement?
Extracurricular involvement is a presumed resume booster that can help set a student apart – but how much? And do all colleges care about it?
How is the Coronavirus Outbreak Affecting College Admission?
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has families scrambling for many reasons, and wondering how exactly this pandemic will affect their teens when it comes to college admissions.
Reality of College Admissions Competitiveness
Here are a few interesting facts from the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s 2019 State of College Admission report to help you understand college selectivity and how it affects your teen.
Big Changes Coming to the ACT in September 2020
Beginning September 2020, the ACT will offer students more choices in not only how they take the exam, will help ensure that their scores more accurately reflect their academic knowledge, effort and future potential. Here are some changes taking place.
Timeline of Changes to the SAT and ACT
Have you ever wondered where the SAT and ACT tests came from? Or how long they’ve been used by U.S. colleges and universities to evaluate students for admission?