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SAT and ACT Changes to Accommodations Process for Students

on February 16, 2017 in Standardized Tests, Test Deadlines
SAT and ACT Changes to Accommodations Process for Students

Read this helpful summary of the big changes that have taken place over the last few months for students applying for ACT and SAT test accommodations.

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Washington Student Scholarships

on February 16, 2017 in Paying for College
Washington Student Scholarships

Check out theWashBoard.org for lots of scholarship opportunities for Washington students. Add your profile and get updates when scholarships come up that might be a good fit!

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Coalition Application Expands Membership and Announces Essay Prompts

on February 16, 2017 in Admissions Process
Coalition Application Expands Membership and Announces Essay Prompts

The Coalition Application has expanded it’s membership and now include many more universities, including the University of Washington. Some universities may choose to use their own application, The Common Application and/or The Coalition Application–lots of choices! The Coalition Application essay prompts for the upcoming 2017-2018 have been announced, with no changes from the previous admissions season: […]

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Common Application Essay Prompts 2017-2018

on February 16, 2017 in Application Process
Common Application Essay Prompts 2017-2018

The Common Application announced a new set of prompts for the upcoming application season. For the first time, there will be seven choices. You can read more about these choices here.   1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. […]

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