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InLikeMe Newsletter — September 21, 2012


A Favorite from Provincetown to Peoria


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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…

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.


NEW: 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.

Writing an Effective College Admissions Essay

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

Creating a Blog or Website to Showcase Your Athletic Ability, Passion, Talent or Interest

What do a student athlete, artist, avid reader, theater critic, human-rights advocate, literacy promoter, community service opportunity researcher, book seller and junk food junkie 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.

Choosing A Topic For Your Application Essay

Most competitive colleges require at least one application essay.  College admissions people read these essays to learn about you — your personality, ideas, intellect, insight, creativity, curiosity, vision, spirit, interests, accomplishments, resilience, background, character, values and dreams, as well as your ability to express yourself clearly and follow directions…..

Pedal to the Metal Plan for H.S. Seniors

For most students and parents, the college admission process is time-consuming and complicated, but with some thoughtful planning and organization, you can get a jump start and reduce stress.

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