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October 10

Rethinking College Admissions

Frank Bruni’s New York Times article “Rethinking College Admissions” provides a different slant on the college admissions process.

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October 10

What college admissions officers say they want in a candidate

Judy Mandell in The Washington Post provides a wonderful survey of college admissions officers to identify the key criteria for admissions at selected schools.

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October 6

Reach, Target, Safety Schools?

Commonly, the terms Reach, Target and Safety schools help to delineate a candidates probability of acceptance into preferred colleges.

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October 6

Preparing for the College Interview

Although not a mandatory part of the admissions process, the college interview offers a prime opportunity to enhance a prospective student's overall application profile.

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October 4

Relative Importance of Extracurriculars in College Admission

Admissions officers rank extracurricular activities high in their criteria for college entry, particularly within the elite schools. The general impression is that they value dedication...

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October 4

College Trip Planning

Here is the first in a monthly series of articles that I’ve written. Recently published in the Long Island Weekly, ET Week and The Long Islander, College Trip Planning helps to jumpstart the exciting stage of viewing colleges up close and personal.

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June 1

College Trip Planning Guide for High School Students

The start of a new school year offers a prime time to research and plan college visits for the prospective college student. College trip planning provides students and their parents the opportunity to learn a lesson in setting up a college visit itinerary.

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