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Should You Apply to an Early Decision II School?

November 10, 2020

You might be anxiously awaiting your ED I decision, or you might not have applied in the first ED round at all. No matter what your circumstance, you may be wondering whether you should consider an early decision II (ED II) school. But how do you know if you’re ready to commit to an institution, especially

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A Guide to NYU Undergraduate Programs: The Dos and Don’ts

November 5, 2020

As one of the most diverse and globally integrated universities in the world, approaching New York University (NYU) can be as daunting as it is exciting. As a Former Admissions Officer, I’m here to provide some context about the NYU undergraduate programs, as well as demystify the undergraduate application process.

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Caltech vs MIT

November 2, 2020

You’re conducting your school research and when you look up the best colleges for science focused students, the same two schools come up over and over again: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Or, you may have always known that

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Which University of California Essays Should You Write?

October 28, 2020

The University of California application system is a centralized portal which allows you to apply to any or all of the UC schools at once. As part of the process, you must answer several essay prompts in order to let the admissions officers know who you are, where your interests lie

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A Comprehensive Guide to Online MBA Programs

October 27, 2020

After working in your job for a few years, you've realized the next career move will require skills you don't yet have. While an MBA provides the clearest path to get where you'd like to go, you are not sure about quitting your job and moving cities. That's where online MBA programs come into play.

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Your School List

October 20, 2020

You will be spending four years at your undergraduate institution. It’s actually extremely important that you only apply to colleges that interest you and where you could see yourself being happy.

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College Admissions 2020-21: Changes in Light of COVID-19 for the Top 50

October 19, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has played a huge role in students’ lives over the past six months. Tests were canceled, classes were moved online, and life in general was disrupted in various

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High School Students Interested in Art: 11 Ways to Explore Your Interest

October 15, 2020

If you fall into the category  of high school students interested in art, great! In order to stand out among the competition when you apply

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Financial Prep for College: A Guide for High Schoolers

October 14, 2020

Planning for college during high school can be both an exciting and rewarding time, but in many cases, the process can be stressful. Whether you’re a freshman going on campus tours and taking SAT prep classes, or a senior sending in your final applications and making the decision of where you want to go to college

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A Comprehensive Guide on How to Get Into UChicago

October 12, 2020

The University of Chicago has very quickly become one of the most competitive colleges in the United States. The current acceptance rate of 5.9% is its lowest ever and on par with schools such as Yale, and even more selective than UPenn, Brown, and Johns Hopkins. This indicates that if the question o

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