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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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How to Write the Common App Main Essay Part 2: What to Write About

How to Write the Common App Main Essay: Part Two This article is part two of a six part series ...
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How to Write the Common App Main Essay Part 1: Highlighting Your Best Characteristics

How to Write the Common App Main Essay: Part One This article asks students to consider what their best characteristics ...
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How to Write the Common App Main Essay: Introduction

How to Write the Common App Main Essay: Introduction This is the introduction to our six part series on how ...
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Researching Colleges from Home

Researching Colleges from Home Researching colleges is an integral part of the application process. It’s important to feel out a ...
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Should I go test optional for college applications?

Should I go test-optional for college applications? Although the coronavirus crisis has brought the idea of “test-optional” to the forefront ...
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How to Create a College List

How to Create a College List Creating a college list is the first, most basic step in the college application ...
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The College Essay Timeline

The College Essay Timeline The majority of stress and work in the admissions process stems from the essay writing. These ...
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How Coronavirus will affect rising seniors

How Coronavirus will affect rising seniors Whether you're a parent or a student, you're probably wondering how Coronavirus will affect ...
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Competition for Top College Admissions Increasing Every Year

Competition for Top College Admissions Increasing Every Year With higher numbers of international applicants and more adoption of universal applications ...
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