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Free ACT/SAT Practice Tests and College Prep Event

Free ACT/SAT Practice Tests and College Prep Event

If you are in the Los Angeles area on Sunday, May 21st, do not miss this Free and informative event from A-List Education and College Connections,LLC .

Please see attached flyer for time, location and details of our event.

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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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What Future College Students Should Know About The Current College Admission Environment

What Future College Students Should Know About The Current College Admission Environment

The current college admissions environment points to several important factors that future college students should know. As future college students prepare for the current college admission environment, it is vital to stay informed on recent admission trends Continue reading

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College Access For All?

College Access For All?

Is there college access for all? Last weekend, I had the opportunity to speak to roughly 200 parents and students in three packed sessions at the Princeton Review Program at South Torrance High School. http://shs-torrance-ca.schoolloop.com/ Many public school systems have ratios … Continue reading

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Maximizing Space on College Applications

Maximizing Space on College Applications

It’s easy to form an analogy between college applications and a giant puzzle. Everything has to fit just right for success. Fact is just about everything on college applications has a maximum word or character count. Continue reading

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10 Ways To Enjoy Summer & Do College Prep

10 Ways To Enjoy Summer & Do College Prep

Make sure you find time to relax this summer but also remain productive, active and interested…exercise, read, visit campuses while traveling, keep a journal, develop a hobby and collaborate on something meaningful.

Below are 10 ways to enjoy summer and do college prep: 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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Don’t Force The College Fit

Look at just about any Independent College Admission website, and you will see some language referring to the goal of finding the right fit for the college applicant, academically and financially. This has led to a plethora of websites that … Continue reading

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Do You Need to Select a Major Before Applying to College?

Do You Need to Select a Major Before Applying to College?

Do You Need to Select a Major Before Applying to College? Guest Post by: Alexandra, College Connections Consultant When working with a student and choosing a major, it can be on both sides of the spectrum. On one hand, I’ll … Continue reading

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