May 30, 2020

Summer Plans for High School Students during COVID-19

COVID-19 has turned most students’ summers upside down. How can they still leverage their summer to improve their chances of college admission? Join us to discuss these options and much more. These are some of the questions we will answer: -What can a student do? -How do they find that opportunity they enjoy? -Do colleges […]

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May 30, 2020

How to write the College Essay?

The time has come. It’s time for students to start their college essays. What now?https://youtu.be/36WfZfua1fQ How will you tell your story? Will you use humor or drama? Do you want to use a random topic or just your life story? Neither? We’ll be covering: • What Makes a Personal Statement Great • How Important Really […]

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May 8, 2020

Webinars Coming Soon, Register Now!

The Future of College: Building Resilient Students Students learn in a myriad of ways and as the pandemic cycle fluctuates, so too may access to a traditional in-person classroom experience.   Now more than ever, students must learn skills such as self-advocacy, time management, flexibility, and persistence.  Join our panelists from Beyond BookSmart, experts in […]

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May 8, 2020

Can You Double Deposit?

May 5, 2020 by Evelyn Jerome-Alexander From Magellan Counseling This is the final screen on the Common Application, and the boxes you checked before you submitted each application. The UC application required you to agree to these same affirmations before submitting it. You may not remember reading all of the fine print when you submitted your college […]

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May 3, 2020

College Admissions and the impact of Coronavirus

We present a weekly 30-minute webinar on the college admissions process and the impact that the coronavirus has on higher education. You can subscribe to the webinar and our newsletter on our main web page: https://www.collegesolutions.com/ Below are links to the webinars:      

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April 28, 2020

One Hour, Three Documents, An Adulting Lesson for 18-Year-Olds

Graduating from high school is a pivotal point in a person’s life.  You are ready to go to college, travel the world, serve our country, or join the working world.  It’s a big leap from living in your parents’ home and abiding by their rules to living someplace new and creating your own set of […]

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December 23, 2019

Advice From A 2019 College Graduate To High School Students

The College Search: The Ups, The Downs, and Everything in Between By: Melissa Bendell I remember my first college visit. It was exciting and I walked around with my eyes wide open trying to take everything in. But that excitement later turned to fear and some anxiety when I realized that I needed to make […]

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November 18, 2019

Jody Miller recently put together a very thorough guide of 25 Scientifically Proven Tips for More Effective Studying. She spent time reviewing a number of scientific studies, along with data provided by Harvard, Cornell, Yale, and MIT to create a helpful guide filled with study tips for students of all ages. This comprehensive guide covers […]

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October 24, 2019

Transferring Is A Messy Process And Different For Every College

Applying to college is an exciting but also lengthy and challenging process. As difficult as the freshman-year application process is, it is infinitely easier than the transfer process which is convoluted, unclear and unique to each college or program. Nationally, 38% of students choose to transfer colleges at least once before earning their degree, according […]

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December 20, 2018

Georgetown Attracts Strong Diverse Students For 2019

This year’s Early Action applicant pool fell slightly (-7%) from last year; we see this as a larger reflection on the pressure many applicants are feeling to commit to an Early Decision school, as opposed to a reflection on interest in Georgetown. On the other hand, the maintained strength that we saw in our Early […]

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