College Admissions & Graduate School Admissions News & Blog

It’s hard to think about summer as you celebrate a bright new year! But, we want you to shift your focus as the best summers take planning. Don’t shy away from a getting a good old fashioned job! Getting a
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We are THRILLED to announce that our Application Boot Camp® students and those who have used our Self Guided Program, Essay Packages, and our one on one clients have the acceptances rolling in! Over the last few days, we have heard
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Amid all the feasting, good students use the holidays to: 1. Catch up in school and push ahead. Did you know that if you read a week ahead in your textbooks that it will be much easier to understand a new topic?
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Make use of your college counseling office early on in your high school years. Go through materials in the office such as college catalogs, books with test prep info, etc. Take time to get to know your college counselor. Remember,
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We always encourage students to find a niche, an interest, a passion early on in their high school careers and then to purse that interest both in and outside of school.  Students have to be self-motivated as they can’t count
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On May 27, 2010, The Huffington Post published Michele's article on Harvard's role in the college admissions frenzy. Their elimination of an early admission program two years ago sent a ripple effect through the entire admissions system. Read the article
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Several students recently have wanted to cancel their test scores on either the SAT or SAT Subject Tests. Remember, if you sit for a test and you do NOT want your test scored (maybe you took it for practice, which
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Throughout the year—especially now, around admissions time—we get emails and calls from families for whom our products and services have worked to get students into the college of their dreams. We love to hear these success stories! We got this
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Today, the New York Times Education section published the 2010 admissions tally, which gives admissions data for a sampling of the most selective public and private colleges and universities in the country. We've been getting wonderful news from our Application
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This week we talk about extracurricular activities. You may remember our newsletter from a few weeks ago about finding your niche. Let this guide your extracurricular activities as well. Schools won’t care if you are a member of 10 different
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