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IECA Conference and College Tours in San Diego

on December 31, 2013 in College Visits
IECA Conference and College Tours in San Diego

The IECA Conference in San Diego included visits to both the University of San Diego (USD) and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). These tours and updates from admissions counselors were invaluable. The conference sessions provided the opportunity to hear updates from admissions deans at many Southern California colleges and universities. Topics from sessions […]

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Trinity University Visits Seattle

on December 31, 2013 in Admissions Process, New This Month
Trinity University Visits Seattle

The Seattle representative for Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, hosted a counselor lunch in Seattle and provided an excellent update on this small liberal arts college with 2,245 undergraduates. Students who want a more urban experience and the benefit of smaller classes might want to explore the many merit scholarships and opportunities at Trinity […]

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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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Technical Issues and The Common Application

on October 4, 2013 in Alerts, Application Process, New This Month
Technical Issues and The Common Application

The Common Application went through a complete overhaul this year, and some technical issues are becoming apparent as students dig into their applications. Please keep in mind that it is essential to give yourself plenty of lead time as you prepare to submit your applications. The Common Application is working to resolve these issues but […]

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