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Upcoming test dates

on March 1, 2009 in Standardized Tests, Tips & Resources

SAT 2009 test dates: Next SAT: March 14, 2009 (no Subject Tests, registration deadline has passed, standby only) May 2, 2009 (registration deadline March 31) June 6, 2009 (registration deadline May 5) Register here The calendar for the SAT Reasoning Test and Subject Tests is posted here. If the colleges to which you are applying […]

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Update on Admissions

Many private colleges continue to offer excellent financial and merit aid for students, often making the private school choice a good alternative to the public schools which are facing cutbacks. Business Week has recently published an article that highlights various schools and their approaches to recent economic pressures. Representatives for the Washington State System have […]

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The Impact of Social Networking Sites on College Admissions

on September 19, 2008 in Admissions Process, Application Process

A recent survey of college admissions offices highlights the impact a student’s Facebook or MySpace page can have on admissions decisions. While the percentage of admissions offices checking social networking sites is still fairly small, the numbers are growing. Admissions officers may check these sites if there is a concern or question about an applicant, […]

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“Bloom Where You Are Planted”

“Bloom Where You Are Planted”

This excellent quote from a guidance counselor at Princeton High School, reminds us that in these days of super-competitive college admissions, there are decisions made that are beyond our control, and an unexpected result can actually be a gift. Read this article to help keep the college process in perspective. If you want to read […]

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