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July 1, 2015
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In this video, Educational Counselor Jeff Knox lays out the reasons that admission numbers are what they are and why you shouldn't worry about it. 
June 25, 2015
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While this article first appeared in our January 2014 issue of our newsletter, the data has been updated.  Oh those pesky core curriculum requirements. They ensure a broad education, but they can get in the way of specialized pursuits, not to...
June 24, 2015
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June 23, 2015
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    By Maureen Delaney The college essay is your personal touch; your opportunity to demonstrate your writing and communications skills and prove your readiness for college level work.  A quick bit of advice: be yourself and choose a...
June 17, 2015
Colleges aren’t asking much of you – just a sample of writing that is supposed to be the BEST ESSAY YOU HAVE EVER WRITTEN.   Perhaps I’m overdramatizing, but nevertheless, college essays may be more important than you...
June 16, 2015
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While this article first appeared in the May 2013 issue of our newsletter, the data has been updated. Harvard and Stanford are two giants in the field of education. Both have garnered accolades galore and are synonymous worldwide with excellence....
June 10, 2015
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Note: While this article first appeared in the August 2013 issue of our newsletter, the data has been updated.  Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Tulane University have always had somewhat of a dual identity: enjoying a certain...
June 4, 2015
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Reading Comprehension Strategically For some students, the SAT (or PSAT) reading comprehension passages are dreaded parts of the test: the selections may seem dull or a daunting amount of text to wade through a couple of hours into an exam. Other...
June 3, 2015
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As a science-oriented student, headed for a profession in the field of health, you already understand that good nutrition affects health, longevity, and general well-being. But healthy eating also means a lot in the short term. Mood, stress level,...
June 2, 2015
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Thoughts of Colorado and Vermont are likely to evoke images of snow storms and ski slopes, but the flagship universities of these two states offer much more than the winter sports that attract outdoor-minded applicants. For academics, both rely...
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