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It’s no secret that the college admissions process is competitive. When a high school student is deciding on how to best spend their time on courses, extracurricular activities, tests, and community involvement, it’s important to spend it in a cohesive and efficient manner, one that centers around an Admissions Angle.

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A liberal arts education is more accessible than you might think

A Liberal Arts Education is More Accessible Than You Might Think Are you wondering if the cost of a liberal ...
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How to Ask for Teacher Recommendations

How to Ask for Teacher Recommendations Teachers are encouraged to write letters of recommendation for students who ask for them, ...
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How to Write a Resume for College Applications

How to Write a Resume for College Applications Although not every college asks for a resume, having one ready to ...
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How to Write the Why Major Essay

How to Write the Why Major Essay In addition to the Common App Personal Statement, many colleges ask for supplemental ...
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The “Diversity” Essay And You

The "Diversity" Essay And You Do you feel uncomfortable writing about diversity, particularly for college admissions? In this article, you ...
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Is Art Useful for a Non-Art Major?

Is Art Useful for a Non-Art Major? So you’re wondering if there’s merit to making or studying art even if ...
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Five Alternatives to an English Degree

5 Alternatives to an English Degree Do you love writing and reading but you’re unsure if you want to be ...
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Best Engineering and Technology Summer Programs for High Schoolers 2022

Best Engineering and Technology Summer Programs for High School Students 2022 If you're interested in engineering or computer science, your ...
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What should I be doing second semester junior year?

What should I be doing second semester junior year? At the start of the second semester of your junior year, ...
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