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We don’t have time or money to visit some schools I’m really interested in. What can I do?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. O’Neill, MSEd Counselor, KSO College Counselling The great thing about the internet is that there is so much information available! Take advantage of it by: 1. take virtual tours of the campus via the… Continue reading

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Why is it important for students to have a college admissions marketing plan?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. 王文君 June Scortino, President, IVY Counselors Network It is well accepted that student must find a best way to promote themselves for college admisisons. better prepare admissions will bring more options and more financial aid… Continue reading

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Who should come with you on college visits?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. Angela Conley,  College Admission Expert, VentureForth The answer here lies in your personal situation. Many kids have no families or guardians. Others garner annual college tours and visits via organizations or school districts. The… Continue reading

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What’s the best time to visit a college campus?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. Lora Lewis, Educational Consultant, Lora Lewis Consulting You should absolutely visit when school is in session so you can experience what a campus is like in action. Without students there, even the most impressive… Continue reading

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What trends have you noticed in admissions?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. Bill Pruden Head of Upper School, College Counselor Ravenscroft School In the over twenty years I have been involved in college admissions work, I have seen colleges move away from seeking well rounded students… Continue reading

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What should you do if your high school doesn’t offer advanced classes?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. Johnson III No surprise, admission officers prefer college applicants who have a real hunger for knowledge and a solid personal pursuit of intellectual challenges. Also, nearly all admission officers understand that not every student… Continue reading

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What process does an application go through? How many people see it?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. Bill Pruden, Head of Upper School, College Counselor Ravenscroft School The application review process varies from school to school. The less selective the school, the less extensive the review. In contrast, at truly selective… Continue reading

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What is more important on the FAFSA, income or assets?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers. Todd Weaver, Senior Advisor, Strategies for College, Inc. Income far outweighs assets in terms of the percentage that the formula’s use to determine a student and family’s need-based aid eligibility. Far too often, families… Continue reading

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What are the most important factors to consider when choosing a college?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the experts. Here are their answers.  Lin Johnson III Choosing a college should be a reflection of who you are and what you hope to become. In a way, the real purpose of college should expand beyond receiving a quality… Continue reading

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What are some tips for acing the college interview?

As part our College Q & A guide, we decided to ask your questions to the  experts. Here are their answers Kristina Dooley Independent Educational Consultant Estrela Consulting Interviews vary from school to school but there are some important things to remember no matter where you are interviewing: 1) The interview should be a conversation…. Continue reading

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