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

How the Admissions Committee Works

By Bethany Goldszer | Jan 25, 2019

After you submit your application, it must pass the initial computer screening process, impress the readers, and be memorable and strong enough for you to survive the admission committee’s deliberations.

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You’re Accepted to College! Now what?

By Bethany Goldszer | Jan 22, 2019

Getting accepted to college will be the first of many great accomplishments in your life. After crafting the perfect application – taking SAT exams, preparing for interviews, and writing essays that best captures you — the hard work paid off. But what comes next?

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What to Do After Submitting My College Application

By Bethany Goldszer | Jan 19, 2019

Read about four action steps you can take right now to continue demonstrating interest in your colleges after the application has been submitted.

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6 Steps to Mastering a College Fair

By Bethany Goldszer | Jan 13, 2019

College fairs are often overwhelming and intimidating. Hundreds of eager parents and students pack into a convention center. They rotate around the room to learn about what colleges all over the country have to offer. Attending a college fair is an opportunity to get to know schools, meet the admissions officers who represent them, and begin the journey of building a relationship that demonstrates your interest and fit for the college.

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4 Overlooked Ways to Pay for College

By Bethany Goldszer | Jan 4, 2019

High college costs are commonly a pain point families are tormented by when planning their student’s future. Start a 529 Plan. A 529 Plan is an investment account that you can use to save for higher education expenses.

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My Dream College Deferred Me. What Should I Do?

By Bethany Goldszer | Dec 27, 2018

In recent years, the number of students submitting college applications in Early Decision and Early Action admissions cycles has increased. Many students believe that applying early leads to a better chance of acceptance.

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