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Early Decision Notification Dates 2020-2021

December 8, 2020

If you’ve double-checked your Common App profile, proofread the final draft of your personal statement, and sent your materials to your top-choice schools, congrats!

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A Guide for High School Students Interested in Engineering

December 7, 2020

Engineering is a broad field that appeals to many prospective college students. If you’re among the high school students interested in engineering, not only do you have to work hard in academic spaces, but you must also stand out outside of the classroom. To guide you through the necessary steps

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Parent Statements For Private High School Admissions

December 2, 2020

When writing Parent Statements for private high school admissions, you must remember: you’re not writing your child’s resumé. For the purposes of this article, pretend that you are no longer a parent of a boarding school applicant. Instead, you are a boarding school admissions officer

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Guide to Writing a Stellar Common App Transfer Essay

December 1, 2020

If you’re having a hard time adjusting to your college, or you’ve realized that the school you attend isn’t the right institution for you, it may be wise to search for transferring options. As you work on preparing a strong transfer application, it’s important to note that the schools you’re applying to will

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How To Show Leadership Through Music Extracurriculars

November 24, 2020

Many high school students are usually primarily focused on their GPA, SAT scores, and AP tests. However, colleges aren’t just looking for high numbers; they want unique and interesting students. A fantastic

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A Step-By-Step Guide to the MyMIT Application Portal

November 23, 2020

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a dream school for almost every student interested in STEM—and even for business and humanities candidates. But gaining admission to MIT is easier said than done. With only a 7.3% acceptance rate, the bar is unsurprisingly set quite high. Plus,

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Are You Ready to Take the MCAT?

November 19, 2020

If you are planning on applying to medical school, the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is the behemoth hurdle that premed students dread. This standardized, multiple choice test has been a part of medical school admissions in both the United States and Canada for over eighty years. The test assesses your scientific and verbal knowledge, problem solving, and critical thinking. Up until now the applicant’s scores were measured in the areas of Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning, and Biological Sciences.

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What it is Like to Study at the University of Oxford?

November 16, 2020

The history and prestige of the University of Oxford, and the competition to gain admission, mean that a significant aura is generated by the place and the people who study there. Many students

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Unpacking the Princeton Supplemental Essays 2020-2021

November 11, 2020

Having held that coveted number one spot in the US News Ranking of Best National Universities for the last few years, it should come as no surprise that to get into Princeton University, you need to bring your A-game. Obviously your grades, scores, and extracurricular activities matter a great deal. But don’t underestimate the power of well-written answers to the prompts offered by the Princeton supplemental essays 2020-2021.

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Understanding the 2020-2021 College Admissions Landscape

November 10, 2020

As COVID-19 heads towards a new wave of cases, daily lives continue to be affected across different industries and the 2020-2021 college admissions landscape is no exception. Naturally, students and their families

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