The Benefits of Having a Green Card for College Admissions

Holders of U.S. green cards are granted permanent residency in the United States, making their ...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: What to Do When Waitlisted

For many college applicants, spring is the culmination of months or years of hard work. This is when they find out if they will be attending their top-choice school in the fall. However, thousands of applicants find th...
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Things You May Have Missed in Your College Admission Planning Process

The college admissions planning process can be overwhelming. Important tasks can sometimes be missed as you work to stay on top of your homework, prepare for standardized tests, take part in all-important extracurricular activities, and enjoy some much-deserved dow...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: All You Need to Know About the College Interview

You’ve completed your college applications and sent them in. Now, your next step is the college interview. You should prepare well for the interview, so we’ve ...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: Finding the Best College for You

Choosing among the thousands of U.S. colleges available to students today is no small feat, and it can seem daunting without a plan. On the other hand, having a road map to follow can make this difficult decision much ...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: Completing the Common Application

The Common Application, also known as the Common App, will be your best friend during the college application process. This online tool offers a standardized application, including one set of essay questions, t...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: How to Write a Brilliant “Why This College” Essay

When the time comes to apply to your dream college, there’s a lot to prepare. You’ve ordered your transcript to showcase your academic prowess, collected reference letters, and penned a convincing ...
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Admission Rates Lower for Female Applicants

Getting accepted to an elite college has never been more difficult, especially for women. To all the young women who got admitted last year, Great job! You really earned it. Why? Because one of academia’s little-known secrets is that private college admissions are exempt from Continue reading

New SAT Changes Coming in Spring 2016

The new SAT to be administered in March for the first time won't penalize students for wrong answers, will offer them the option of writing an essay and will no longer test for vocabulary words they likely haven't heard, according to the College Board and a local education official.
The College Board presented c...
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Stanford Admits Record Low of 5% for Class of 2019

STAN Stanford University is letting in a record low 5 percent of freshman applicants as it vies to be named the most-selective U.S. school for the second year in a...
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