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May 2007 Visits (& News)

on May 6, 2007 in College Visits
May 2007 Visits (& News)

All About Standardized Tests Most colleges now accept either the ACT or SAT test, and deciding which one is best can be confusing. For those students who take both the PLAN (a “pre-ACT” test) and the PSAT (a “pre-SAT”), comparing these scores can give you an indication of which test might be best. A more […]

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April 2007 Visits (& News)

on April 2, 2007 in College Visits
April 2007 Visits (& News)

Wait List Limbo As more colleges use wait lists to manage their enrollments, more students are finding themselves in “Wait List Limbo.” Students are applying to many more colleges than in the past, and as a result college admissions officers find that using the waitlist is a good way to manage the size of the […]

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March 2007 Visits (& News)

on March 1, 2007 in College Visits
March 2007 Visits (& News)

Update from the University of Washington The University of Washington’s Office of Admissions has received 1,200 more freshman applications than last year — a notable number because of the time involved in doing full holistic reviews. Admissions officers plan to finish selecting the incoming freshman class only after completing the review process — something they […]

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February 2007 Visits (& News)

on February 1, 2007 in College Visits
February 2007 Visits (& News)

Paying for College Right now is a great time for juniors to start thinking about the types of financial aid available at the colleges on their lists. There are two basic kinds: need-based aid, and merit aid. Some schools can meet 100% of a student’s financial needs with just merit aid, and others may use […]

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