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The Early Admissions Decision: To Apply Early or Not

It’’s no secret that competition to gain acceptance to the nation’s top colleges is fierce. Students, now more than ever, are always looking for ways to improve their odds of admission. If you’’ve narrowed down your university choices and are considering applying early to a school, the following are some interesting factors to take into…

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A Detailed Look at the AP Exam

Now that we’’ve provided an overview of Advanced Placement (AP) courses, here’’s a closer look at the exam itself. It’’s important to learn everything you should know beforehand, from signing up to scoring. About the Exams The AP courses and exams are designed by committees of college faculty and expert AP teachers. The data compiled…

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AP Courses: Making the Commitment

Advanced Placement, or AP courses, offer college-level curriculum to high school students with the opportunity to master specific subject-related skills and earn college credits at thousands of universities. AP classes are no walk in the park, but with some real commitment, you can be successful in both the course and the corresponding exam. It is…

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Know Your ACTs and SATs

Both the ACT (American College Test) and SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) are nationally administered standardized tests used by college admission offices to help evaluate potential students. Colleges and universities maintain they will accept either test, so which one do you take? Depending on which schools you are applying to, your strengths and your test-taking preferences,…

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Top 8 Tips You Need to Know about the Common App

As many of you know, there have recently (and not-so-surprisingly) been various reports regarding bugs within this year’s Common Application. Many of these bugs have understandably caused a bit of anxiety as students scrambled to complete their applications for early decision. I wanted to share some of the issues that we have found so far…

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