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This coming Wednesday, May 1, is National College Decision Day. This is the annual deadline by which almost all college applicants must choose an undergraduate school. Here are a few pointers to remember, now that you’ve likely made your decision about college.

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For students interested in the visual and performing arts, finding strong arts programs is a priority. Two of the best can be found at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence and Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts in Pittsburgh.

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How NOT to Take a Practice Test

Life Skills Test Prep

Practice testing is a key part of the process of preparing for any standardized test. John Jones offers his guidance for steps to avoid when taking a practice test in order to get the most out of your diagnostic experience.

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Spring means that AP exams are approaching quickly. Here’s our experts’ tips for studying for the AP exams our students most commonly take, as well as a bit of test-day advice.

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Waitlisted: Keep Calm and March On

College School Admissions

Waitlisted at your first-choice college? Educational Counselor Maureen Delaney offers strategies for being proactive and taking control of the waitlist admissions process.

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At the end of your trip, be sure to take time to reflect on your experiences, discuss your impressions with others who have visited with you (or at other times), and evaluate schools based on your developing personal preference.

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Educational Counselor Katy Dunn offers some helpful Dos and Don'ts for getting the best possible letters of recommendation for your college application.

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The college admission process can be a long, winding road but an experienced IEC can smooth some of the bumps and make the process a bit easier. Think about it and then make the decision that is right for you.

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Using your course registration freedom strategically to build your brain and your college prospects.

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Two of our most popular schools offer one of the most popular majors with students today. There are many schools that offer courses and even majors in business, but not all offer a B.B.A (Bachelors of Business Administration) degree. That’s part of what distinguishes these programs. The other part is the quality of the programs themselves.