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    Write it Right: Tips for Your College Application Essays

    Almost every college application includes some sort of written component — an admissions essay, a personal statement or statement of purpose. Admissions offices evaluate these written statements to determine whether or not potential candidates would be a good fit for their school. Read on for …

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    Colleges Value Concern for the Common Good

    With the end of the school year approaching, now is a great time for high school students to think about summer activities that will add value to their college applications. As I recently reported on HuffPost, the good news is that you do not need to …

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    High School Juniors, Are You Taking These Steps?

    If you are a high school junior, there are only seven months left to impress your colleges before applications go live next August. With most of the top colleges, including all of the Ivy League, reporting a record number of applicants this year, I expect next year …

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    The Future of College Admissions

    The field of admissions is constantly changing—leading to extensive confusion and inaccurate information. The Ivy Dean is up to date on these trends and brings truthful, accurate information to my students and families. Recently, Harvard’s Graduate School of Education released a report encouraging even greater …

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    The Truth About Ivy League College Admissions

    The belief is that exceptional grades, high test scores and an assortment of extracurricular activities will give you a fighting chance anywhere. If you throw in the fact that a parent attended the college, that the student is an athlete, or that the student does …

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    The Application Process – What you should know in advance to make your applications stand out.

    The college application process can be intimidating. Nevertheless, you should not get overwhelmed by the various sections and requirements. To give you an overview of the application process, let me break down each of the sections in terms of their relationship to a student’s admissions …

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