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How Will You Make Your Final College Decision?

How Will You Make Your Final College Decision?

After completing college visits, researching online, submitting applications, essays, supplementary materials, gathering recommendations and participating in interviews, you will soon be making your final college decision. Since students have several weeks to notify colleges of their decision, it may be wise to visit again as an accepted student. In contrast to visiting on an earlier college tour, your questions as an accepted student may become more detail oriented. It is best to visit when colleges are in session. So, plan your trip accordingly. Continue reading

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Early Admission Results: What To Do Next

Early Admission Results: What To Do Next

It’s a big week for those of you who have applied Early Decision (ED), Restrictive Early Action (REA) or Early Action (EA). No doubt, apprehension & excitement are looming as you look online or in mailboxes for admission decisions.
Regardless of your Early Admission Results, here’s what to do next… Continue reading

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Questions For Colleges Once You’re Accepted

Questions For Colleges Once You’re Accepted

Many of you may have conducted campus visits prior to being accepted and may have participated in campus tours and spent some time on campus. Now that you are accepted students you may choose to visit again or for the first time before making your decision. Once accepted, your questions may become more detail oriented. Continue reading

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Admission Results Ahead: What To Do While You Wait!

Admission Results Ahead: What To Do While You Wait!

You have undoubtedly worked hard to complete your applications and finally they are submitted! Waiting for admission results is difficult. However, you should be aware of next steps. Now what? For the next few weeks, you may feel the anxiousness of the notorious college waiting game as nerves build and decision time gets closer.

With admission results announced in the coming weeks, here’s what to do now. Tips for keeping track of your submitted college applications while you are waiting for admission results: Continue reading

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The New Coalition Application

The New Coalition Application

On Saturday, October 3rd, three Board Members of the new Coalition Application, Barbara Gill, Associate Vice President for enrollment management at the University of Maryland, John Latting, Assistant Vice Provost for undergraduate enrollment and Dean of Admission at Emory University, and Audrey Smith, Vice President for enrollment at Smith College presented a summary of their “work in progress” to an audience of over 500 people at the National Association for College Admission Counselors (NACAC) Conference in San Diego. The announcement of this new application hosted by 83 colleges in collaboration with CollegeNet came just a few days prior to the conference, setting up a storm of conversation and questions. The Coalition Colleges want to increase college access for all students and add another way to apply in addition to the several online applications that currently exist. Continue reading

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Before a Decision

Before a Decision

It’s true that one of the hardest places to be is right before a decision. Options to weigh, pros & cons to think about and discuss, research to do and connections to make can be a few of the mind queries before a decision is made. Before a decision is made about which college to attend, several variables should be carefully reviewed Continue reading

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Guidelines For Making The Final College Choice

Guidelines For Making The Final College Choice

The waiting is almost over as admission notices get sent out now and within the next few weeks. Making an informed and correct college choice is crucial. There are a variety of ways that each person goes about making their final college choice. Factors in selecting a college may vary from person to person. However, there are some common questions that should be taken into consideration. Here are guidelines for making the final college choice: Continue reading

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Waitlisted at Your Colleges? Here’s What to Do!

Waitlisted at Your Colleges? Here’s What to Do!

Here are some tips that can help if you have been waitlisted at your colleges AND are still interested in attending any of those colleges: Continue reading

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What To Do If You Are Deferred

What To Do If You Are Deferred

We know that application numbers this season are way up. It’s quite possible that you are a qualified student who has been deferred from your first choice college. Thousands of college applicants have been deferred for consideration during the regular admission cycle. Although this is disappointing, it is not necessarily bad news. A deferral means that you are qualified and that the admission officers will take another look at your application file during their regular admission period. So, what to do? Continue reading

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Waiting for Admission Decisions

Waiting for Admission Decisions

You have undoubtedly worked hard to complete your applications and finally they are submitted! Now what? For the next few weeks, you may feel the anxiousness of the notorious college waiting game as nerves build and decision time gets closer. Continue reading

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