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Top 12 Strengths & Experiences Colleges Look for in High School Students

on October 8, 2013 in New This Month, Selecting Your College
Top 12 Strengths & Experiences Colleges Look for in High School Students

This ranked list is based on a nationwide survey of IECA member Independent Educational Consultants and provides valuable insight into the college admissions process. Students can read more about this survey here.

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University of Washington Application Goes Live

University of Washington Application Goes Live

The University of Washington application for admission is now live. Students can submit the online application until the deadline of December 1st; however, it is best to submit the application prior to the deadline to avoid the risk of technical issues at the last minute. An interesting update from the admissions office indicated that half […]

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A Major Revamp of the Common Application Previewed

on May 22, 2013 in Alerts, Application Process
A Major Revamp of the Common Application Previewed

Today the Common Application hosted a webinar outlining their largest revamp ever, CA4. No preview version will be available in pdf format as CA4 is a much more dynamic application, and responding to one question can trigger a new set of questions. I have highlighted the major changes below. A downloadable counselor guide is available […]

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July & August 2006 Visits (& News)

on July 8, 2006 in College Visits
July & August 2006 Visits (& News)

We recently attended the Higher Education Consultants Association Conference which was hosted this year at Santa Clara University. Here are some highlights of topics covered that are most important to students in the college admissions process: The application process: Many applications have been posted online and summer is a great time for rising seniors to […]

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