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How to Recalculate Your GPA for College Admission

Many colleges recalculate your GPA (grade point average) using a 4.0 scale, and then add…

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May / June Checklist for High School Sophomores

There is probably nothing more important in college admissions than staying organized and on track. …

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May / June Checklist for High School Juniors

There is probably nothing more important in college admissions than staying organized and on track. …

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Summer To Do List for Rising Seniors

Summer is a great time to get a jump start on college admissions. With some…

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Applications Are In: What Now?

For most high school seniors, the college application season has ended and the focus has…

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Tips for Getting Into College: Advice from Recent Grads

Competition for admission to U.S. colleges and universities is at a record high and aspiring…

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Impressive Candidate vs. Admitted Student

Her story is not unusual -- stellar grades, challenging course load, strong SAT scores and…

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13 College Strategies for Sophomores and Juniors

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: When planning for college, an early start can provide a big advantage…

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Your Future: College Majors and Careers

Thinking about careers and college majors is daunting to many high school students, especially when…

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Deadlines: Rolling Admission, Scholarships, Interviews and More

Many students breathe a sigh of relief when they see an admissions deadline weeks or…

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Completing Your College Applications

Test scores, transcripts, recommendations, interviews and essays are all components of the all-important application package.…

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Senior Year Planning List

So much to do, so little time! It’s easy to fall behind and miss important…

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Getting Accepted: What Colleges Look For in Applicants

Admissions officers have varied criteria for evaluating candidates and determining which students to admit. In…

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Beating The Admissions Odds: 11 Tips Every Applicant Should Know

Colleges and universities around the nation reported record applications, and record-low acceptance rates, again this…

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Making Your College Search Organized and Efficient

One thing’s for sure --- you’ll be collecting a lot of stuff during your college…

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Six Ways to Improve SAT and ACT Scores: Reading, English and Writing

Vocabulary, reading comprehension, grammar and usage are core components of the SAT and ACT college…

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