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How Much Do Grades Matter in College Admissions?

How much do grades matter in college admissions? You’ve probably heard it all your life: “You have to get good grades or you won’t get into a good college!” But when considering all the other factors – test scores, extracurricular activities, essays – how much do grades actually matter in college admissions? The answer: It …

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Colleges with Later Application Deadlines

It’s officially the new year, which means that the majority of college deadlines have passed. Most schools offer early action or early decision deadlines in October. Then, there are UC deadlines in November, and most regular deadlines in December. But there are still many reasons that you may want to continue applying to colleges with later application deadlines.

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