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College Admissions Calm Case Study 2: Break it Down

When I first met Matt as a high school freshman, he was a shy guy [...]

Admissions Survival Kit Tool #5: 8 Keys To Making Your Summer Stand Out

School is out, and it's summer vacation! Now what? Colleges will look closely at your [...]

Admissions Survival Kit Tool #4: Three Powerful Steps to Manage Time

So many decisions to make, so much to do, deadlines all around: schoolwork, extracurricular activities, [...]

Admissions Survival Kit Tool #3: Five Steps to a Head-Turning Resume

You’ve got the right experiences and activities, but how do you make sure admissions officers, [...]

Admissions Survival Kit Tool #2: Which Extracurricular Activities Do Colleges Want to See?

Sorry, wrong question! But we knew it would get your attention because that’s the question [...]

Admissions Survival Kit Tool #1: Defining Your Interests for Admissions Success

Feeling pressure to know what your major will be? Not sure if your resume is [...]

How do you get students to write amazing admissions essays?

It is always such a treat to share my practice with other editors. That’s because [...]

Start early and finish big: Your ideal admissions calendar for success!

If you’re a high school junior or a parent of a high school junior, the [...]

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