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College Admissions Blog

The college admissions process is confusing and overwhelming. Start here to get your questions answered.

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10th Grade
Bethany Goldszer

7 Tips to a Stand Out College Application

Creating a stand out college application is important. Colleges receive thousands of applications every year. More than 80% of colleges accept half of the students who apply. The other 20% are selective schools that struggle to differentiate between students who have outstanding grades and test scores. Therefore, selective colleges will depend on you to help them decide. You can get an edge in admissions if you spend time early on showing them how you are an authentic and unique fit.

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Admissions Tips
Bethany Goldszer

New York Scholarships

Important Note: The purpose of this detailed listing is to help you plan your scholarship search throughout the year. Please find information below about scholarships

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10th Grade
Bethany Goldszer

Applying Test-Optional? Pros and Cons.

As an increasing number of selective and highly selective colleges go test-optional, it shows that institutions are recognizing that it takes more than a score to show a student’s promise. But before deciding whether or not to submit your scores, consider the pros and cons of applying test-optional.

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10th Grade
Mary Brito

State Scholarship Directory

Finding money for college is overwhelming. We’ve made it easier with this list of scholarship opportunities, organized by state. Click below to find local opportunities

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