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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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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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Why Choose College Connections? Read What Our Students Say!

Why Choose College Connections? Read What Our Students Say!

At this time of year, many are researching various college consulting companies to see where they can get the best guidance. We are so confident about how well our students do, that we have posted some comments made by our students. We, at College Connections, are committed to the happiness and success of our students and as a result, are proud of our alumni that continue to remain in touch long after their college process is completed. Continue reading

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Can You Prepare For The College Interview?

Can You Prepare For The College Interview?

Most admissions officers say a college interview plays only a minor part in the admissions decision, but it may be more important for some if an admission decision has not already been determined. There is a way to prepare for the college interview without memorizing anything. A college admissions interview is a great way to communicate things that admission officers would not otherwise know by looking at a college application. Not all colleges offer interviews; however, students can check with the colleges where they apply and prepare for their college interview accordingly. Continue reading

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Get First in Admission Results

Get First in Admission Results

Students now apply to an average of a dozen universities to assure acceptance into a college because of the competitive nature of admissions. How are students empowered to take charge of their college process and become first in admission results? Work with a top college counselor from College Connections! Continue reading

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Senioritis: Symptoms and Remedies

Senioritis: Symptoms and Remedies

While seniors wait for admission decisions, it is essential that they focus on maintaining a strong academic record and excellent behavior. Colleges do rescind admission offers based on poor academic performance during senior year. Continue reading

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Are You Maximizing Opportunities for College Acceptance?

Are You Maximizing Opportunities for College Acceptance?

As high school seniors work away on their applications, questions frequently arise regarding how admission decisions are made. Here are some things to keep in mind: Continue reading

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Action Steps for Early College Prep

Although many decisions are made during the senior year, it is best to begin the college process early. There are countless details involved in the college admissions process, and gaining the knowledge necessary in a timely manner is crucial to ultimately making the final decision on where you will attend. Continue reading

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The Role Of Parents In The College Application Process

It’s incredibly hard to believe that our kids are heading off to college or are already there. As parents, we reflect on their growing years, our involvement at their schools, at sporting events or making costumes for their plays. As our kids get older, we need to learn to nurture that relationship in different ways, always loving and supportive but not quite as involved. This is especially true during their college prep years while students are living at home Continue reading

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Deciding Which College to Attend

After all the work in writing college essays, personal statements, preparing resumes, gathering recommendations and doing all the college prep work needed, the waiting is almost over for high school seniors! College admission notices get sent out within the next few weeks and making an informed and correct college choice is crucial. Continue reading

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