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How to Stand Out in College Applications Without SAT Subject Tests

June 17, 2021

If you’re a high school student hoping to be admitted to a top college, you might have had your eyes on one of the SAT subject tests in order to show your prowess in a certain field. Now that the College Board has announced that these tests will no longer be administered, you’re left

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Preparing For Frequently Asked Questions in an Alumni Interview

June 14, 2021

The idea of an alumni interview might be very intimidating when you first hear about it. Chances are, this is your first big interview. So naturally, there’s a lot of pressure. How are you supposed to come up with the right answers

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College Application Essentials: What You’ll Need Through the Process

June 7, 2021

Applying to college is a long and grueling process that can undoubtedly seem overwhelming at first glance. But, if you keep track of your deadlines, have essential documents handy, and communicate with your teachers and counselors, the process becomes much easier. To help you understand all the college application essentials, I’ve compiled a list of things you’ll

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Pre-Med Essentials for Every Year of College: How to Best Prepare

June 2, 2021

You might have taken some high school courses to prepare for a future career in medicine, but now it’s time for the big leagues—the ever-stressful pre-medical student life at college. With so many requirements to check off your list before medical school, you need to map out the next four

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Pros and Cons of Applying Early Decision and Early Action

June 1, 2021

Whether you’ve got a dream school in mind or you want to get the stressful college application process out of the way as soon as possible, applying early action and early decision are great options for students who feel confident with their application components and are willing to commit to a school.

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Succeeding With Your College Supplemental Essays: Everything You Need to Know

May 25, 2021

College applicants often underestimate the importance of supplemental essays and mistakenly put them off until the last minute. However, you should know that they make up a crucial component of your application. Different colleges have various characteristics that they look for in incoming

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How to Write the Coalition Application Essays 2021-2022

May 24, 2021

You may have chosen the Coalition Application as the college application system that keeps track of all of your files, information, and profile. While the Common Application is the most well-known and widely-used application system, the Coalition Application is known for its dedication only to include schools that provide a generous amount of need-based financial aid.

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When Should You Submit Your Medical School Application?

May 21, 2021

The AMCAS application opened earlier in May and admission into medical school is no walk in the park. The average medical school acceptance rate is 7% and the medical school with the lowest acceptance rate is ranked in the 100s. 53,030 students applied for the limited number of spots during the 2020-2021 cycle. With high demand and very few spots available, you

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Why You Must Start Choosing Your Early Decision College Now

May 18, 2021

Your junior year is pretty much over and summer is on the horizon. As you work hard on your AP exams, plan SAT sittings, and go far in your extracurricular leadership opportunities, the time for creating your school list is also edging closer. By now you should have some idea of the type of schools you’re interested in, whether it’s big universities with large class sizes, schools with strong STEM program

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College Application Systems 2021-2022: List of Member Schools

May 11, 2021

As the college application journey begins, you have heard the terms “Common Application” or “Coalition Application” as ways of applying to different schools. In case you’re unfamiliar with exactly how these college application systems function, these portals serve as centralized locations to send your components to multiple institutions. If you fill out the different sections within these systems

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