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8 Tips for Successfully Starting a YouTube Channel

February 1, 2021

As a high school student stuck at home or in a very limited outdoor radius during COVID-19, it’s important to think about how you can showcase your skills and interests to admissions officers. One of the best self-directed projects that can be done from home—or at least the outdoors

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2021 Test Optional Colleges: Changes in Light of COVID-19

January 27, 2021

On top of the social distancing protocols interrupting the administration of the March and May exam sessions earlier, we’ve recently learned that the College Board has canceled the June SAT. As the pandemic continues, many colleges have decided to step up and remove standardized test

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A Guide to Choosing Your AP Courses: Factors to Consider

January 26, 2021

Choosing your high school courses can feel like an overwhelming ordeal. At first glance, all the options, course names, and new lingo can be very confusing. When it comes to advanced course selection for high school, there are a lot of factors to consider. One of the most common

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Further Education or First Job? How to Decide What’s Right For You

January 21, 2021

Even though you may still be in high school, it’s never too early to start planning your career and get thinking about your professional future. As you’ll already know, come your high school graduation, you’ll have two paths that lie ahead of you

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SAT Subject Tests Canceled: What Are the Implications?

January 20, 2021

You’ve probably already heard the news that has been making headlines all over the college admissions scene in the past few hours—”SAT subject tests canceled.” 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 subject

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Medical School Personal Statement Mistakes to Avoid

January 19, 2021

Alongside your GPA and your MCAT score, your personal statement is one of the most important components of your medical school application. This is a real chance to stand out from other applicants by outlining the story of how you became interested in medicine and what you’ve

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High School Students Interested in Writing: How to Build Your Profile

January 12, 2021

If you fall under the category of high school students interested in creative writing, chances are, you want to continue honing your writing skills in college. As one of your strengths, writing will not only help you with the components of your college application, but seeing prowess in the field

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The Best Medical Schools with Low MCAT Scores

January 5, 2021

You already know by now that the medical school admissions process is a highly intense one. As you prepare your application, you may be disappointed to discover that the MCAT score you’ve

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Early Decision Results: What's Next After You've Received Your Outcome?

December 28, 2020

As December nearly comes to an end, all top schools have finished informing candidates about their early action and early decision results. If you’ve been accepted congratulations! If you’ve been deferred or denied, don’t lose hope. There’s still ways to go before the application season comes to an end.

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Early Action and Early Decision Acceptance Rates 2020-2021

December 21, 2020

We’ve arrived at that fateful time—it’s nearly the end of December and almost all top colleges have started notifying students whether they’ve been accepted, denied, or deferred in the early application

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