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College Admissions Newsletter – January 9, 2014


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How to Handle a College Admissions Deferral

Some students who are deferred consider themselves rejected.  Until a few years ago, relatively few students were denied admission during the early round.  These days a deferral should be considered a definite maybe.  Here’s what you can do to….

Advice for the College Interview

A college interview is an ideal time to show that you are more than just paper credentials, essays and recommendations.

Nine Point Checklist After Submitting Your College Application

Most students heave a sigh of relief after they click on the college application submit button.  Some of these same students find themselves in a panic when they learn that components of their application package may not have arrived at the admissions office.

What Do You Need for Admission to Florida SUS Schools?

Each year, the Florida State University System (SUS) publishes a matrix with helpful admissions-related information pertaining to the various Florida SUS schools. Matrix information for each school includes Mid-Range SAT & ACT Scores and Recalculated GPA for recently admitted students.  While many of the popular Florida SUS schools also consider application essays, activities and other factors, the objective information provided in the matrix can help you assess your competitiveness for admission.  


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College Planning for High School Juniors

During 11th grade, the college preparation process kicks into high gear.  In addition to building credentials, college-bound juniors should focus on preparing for entrance exams, exploring colleges and learning about student aid.

Getting Accepted:  What Colleges Look for in Applicants

Competitive schools have far more qualified applicants than places in the incoming freshman class. As such…

16 Great College Research Websites and Resources

What do Unigo, College Prowler, CollegeXpress, YOUniversityTV and Big Future have in common?

Beating the Admissions Odds: 11 Tips Every Applicant Should Know

While there’s no getting around the surge in college applications, there are ways for savvy students to improve their chances of admission.

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Upcoming Registration Deadlines:

Test date: 1/25/2014

Test Type: SAT

Late Registration Deadline: 1/10/2014

Test date: 2/8/2014

Test Type: ACT

Registration Deadline: 1/10/2014

Late Registration Deadline: 1/24/2014


Subject Tests:

Upcoming Exams:

SAT – Jan 25

ACT – Feb 8

SAT – March 3

ACT – April 12

SAT – March 3

ACT – April 12

SAT – May 3

SAT – June 7

ACT – June 14

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