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InLikeMe Newsletter – December 7, 2012


A Favorite from Wilmette to Wianno


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9 Point Checklist After Submitting Your College Application

Some students find themselves in a panic when they learn that components of their application package may not have arrived at the admissions office.

Choosing The Right Topic For Your Application Essay

College admissions people read essays to learn about you — your personality, ideas, intellect, creativity, curiosity, vision, spirit, interests, accomplishments, resilience, background, character, values and dreams, as well as your ability to express yourself clearly and follow directions…..


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.

61 Questions for Your College Campus Visit

Asking the right questions while on a college campus visit can help you make the right college choice.

Getting Accepted:  What Colleges Look for in Applicants

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

College Newspapers Provide On-Campus Flavor

Most applicants overlook this excellent opportunity to learn about what it would be like to be a student there — the school’s newspaper.


2012 Florida State University System Admissions Matrix

As part of the annual Admissions Tour, the SUS provides a matrix with helpful admissions-related information pertaining to the various Florida SUS schools. From this post, you can download the 2012 SUS Admissions Tour matrix, which includes key dates and stats.


17-Point Check List Before Submitting Your College Application

Before you click “SUBMIT”, consider the following check list and take the time to review your college application very carefully.

19 Application Essay Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Many students trip over common obstacles in their college application essays. Some students rehash their activities and achievements without adding the personal flavor, perspective…

Writing an Effective College Admissions Essay

Colleges look for articulate, well-written, thoughtful essays providing insight into your personality, values, and goals.

Advice for Acing the College Interview

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


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