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40 Questions to Ask Your High School Guidance Counselor

September 21, 2020

So, you’ve begun thinking about college applications. The process can be intimidating, but there is no shortage of resources on the Internet or even at your own school in the form of your high school guidance counselor. Your college counselor should be the go-to person who helps

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A Step-by-Step Guide to the University of California Application

September 17, 2020

If you’re a California resident - or you just can’t wait to move to the west coast - you might have your eyes on one or a few of the University of California schools. Students only have to fill out each of the sections within the one University of California application system in order to be considered for admission at any number of UC schools. Upon completing the sections, you can send your application to any or all of the following schools

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Music Auditions for College: What the Process is Like

September 16, 2020

Auditioning for music schools is a complicated and, let’s face it, intimidating process. Most schools have different requirements and scheduling audition days can be a stressful logistical feat. And, what’s more, most of your peers

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Majors for Law School: What Should I Study if I Want to Go into Law?

September 14, 2020

An interest in law school after graduation often comes with the question of whether there is such a thing as correct majors for law school while in college. JD candidates often opt for economics

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A Comprehensive Guide to Post-Bacc Classes for Medical School

September 11, 2020

As a future medical school candidate, you’ve started to take a look at what you need to get your application in order so that you can set yourself up for success. Alongside a strong MCAT score, a compelling personal statement, and excellent extracurricular experiences in shadowing,

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A Guide to the AAMC VITA Interview for Medical School Admissions

September 9, 2020

After a long, confusing, and challenging year of working hard on your medical school applications, you’ve finally submitted your secondary applications. Now the question is, how will schools arrange

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How to Take Advantage of Hobbies in College Applications

September 4, 2020

As a high school student, you’ve likely spent a lot of time trying out different activities inside and outside of your school community. However, beyond these extracurriculars, you might have interests that you’re passionate about — but haven’t actively pursued through a concrete club

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The University of Michigan Undergraduate Programs

September 1, 2020

This was a common question at college fairs from high school students who were not familiar with the university and always a difficult question to answer. If you too are less familiar with the University of Michigan, you might not understand how this could be such a challenging topic to address. I may be a

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How to Write the Notre Dame Supplemental Essays 2020-2021

August 28, 2020

The University of Notre Dame prides itself on its close-knit community and strong alumni network. It says a lot about a school when the biggest stereotype surrounding it is that the people are exceptionally friendly. But just being a very nice person can’t help you stand out in your college application! In order to convey how you would fit in with this lively community, you need to take advantage of the Notre Dame supplemental essays 2020-2021. At Notre Dame, students can

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A Step-by-Step Guide Finding Your Passion in High School

August 27, 2020

What is one thing that all top schools look for in an applicant? Passion. Displaying passion on your college applications is a major key to getting in, and figuring out what you’re passionate about should start early on in high school. Are you ready to turn your many interests into a narrowly defined passion?

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