Monthly Archives: April 2011

Application Componenets Part 4

Essays and Recommendations These qualitative factors fill in the empty spaces of your application. What’s important to you? What type of personality do you have? Are you likable? What are you greatest strengths and weaknesses? When colleges read your essays … Continue reading

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Application Components Part 3

Activities and Honors Colleges want to know what you’ve been doing, how long you’ve been doing it, and how successful you’ve been. Being active in the community and taking a leadership role in an activity demonstrates that you’ll be similarly … Continue reading

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Application Components Part 2

High School Record Your high school record, which includes the courses you took and how well you did in those courses, is the most important aspect of getting into a college. And it should be as this is the best … Continue reading

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Application Components

In high school, it seems like everyone has an opinion about what it takes to get into a college. Poor test-takers think the standardize test must be the most important thing. Those with lots of extracurricular activities fear that colleges … Continue reading

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Classes Every College Student Should Take… Part 2

Regardless of what career field or major you choose, there are certain skills that are beneficial for everyone to have in college and in the work force. Learning some of these basic skills can give you an advantage for acing … Continue reading

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Colleges with the Best… Libraries Part 2

There are so many astonishing college libraries we had to add a part 2!! The library might not necessarily be the most fun part of your college experience, but it will definitely be a place where you will spend a … Continue reading

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