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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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20 Things For Your College Visit Checklist

20 Things For Your College Visit Checklist

After submitting your college applications, essays, and gathering recommendations, you will soon be making your final college decision! With several weeks to notify colleges of your decision, it may be wise to visit the colleges you are considering as an accepted student. … Continue reading

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The New Common App Essay Prompts for ’17-’18 Released

The New Common App Essay Prompts for ’17-’18 Released

The Common Application released its essay prompts for 2017-2018. There are now seven essay prompts and the “Topic Of Your Choice” prompt has returned. Listed below, you can see which are new, revised or those that are unchanged. Students need to choose one and write an essay of up to 650 words. Any rising seniors who want to get a head start on their college essay are set to go! Continue reading

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5 Reasons Test Prep is Important in the College Admissions Process

5 Reasons Test Prep is Important in the College Admissions Process

by: David Recine You have your eye on your dream schools. You’ve been watching your GPA like a hawk, taking extracurriculars, lining up reference letters, and practicing your admissions essays. Good for you! But wait… could you be forgetting something? … 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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TIPS ON LESSENING COLLEGE EXPENSE

TIPS ON LESSENING COLLEGE EXPENSE

Tips on lessening college expense: Be proactive early in order to reduce the out of pocket cost of college later Continue reading

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College Essays and Real Life

College Essays and Real Life

College Essays and Real Life As our students rummage through brainstorm lists of potential college essay topics, real life keeps happening and experiences mount. Just this morning, we heard from a student of ours whose entire house and all belongings … Continue reading

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How to Prep For the ACT Essay This Summer

How to Prep For the ACT Essay This Summer

by: David Recine It’s summer! That means no school, less stress, and more time for fun. It also means more time to aim for a top ACT Essay score in the coming school year. Building good writing skills takes time, … 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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New UC Essay Prompts & Requirements

New UC Essay Prompts & Requirements

The new UC essay prompts for freshmen and transfer students will become effective beginning fall 2017. the new UC essay prompts are listed here with any requirements. In the meanwhile, you can review the new essay prompts, begin thinking about possible topics. Continue reading

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