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What a Successful Letter of Recommendation Looks Like

Students tend to think they have no control over their college Letters of Recommendation. They find classes in which they have performed well, and ask those teachers to write letters for them. 547 more words

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Can Elementary School Math Help You Get Into College? Yes It Can!

No, this isn’t about the ACT or the SAT. This post will help you begin to think about how colleges review applications. If you analyze the number of students who apply to top colleges like Harvard, Princeton, Duke, or Stanford (a rough average of 30,000 for each school), you will realize that there isn’t much time for them to read your application. 272 more words

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Student missed deadline due to computer glitch

Lincoln To, 17, graduated in June from Junipero Serra High School in San Diego. He was ranked in the top five of his graduating class and had a 4.67 grade point average. 315 more words


Tutor Talks: College Essay Help from Princeton's Peter G.

Summer is officially over, which means the return of school work, extracurricular activities, and after-school jobs. For rising high school seniors, there’s also the looming task of writing college admissions essays. 759 more words

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On College: Get those Common Applications in Early

A great commentary on the Common App and why to get your applications done asap! Click here to read.

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Applying to American Universities and Colleges: Your Three Month Plan!

It is important to plan these three months carefully so that you can make the best use of your preparation time, and ultimately submit the applications to U.S. 854 more words

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