Questions and Considerations for Students in a COVID-19 Environment

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You were admitted to college and maybe you already committed to attend. Perhaps you just received an offer of admission after being waitlisted. All this is great, but college in a COVID-19 environment will be anything but typical. College will look very different this upcoming year, and soon-to-be freshman are faced with questions that have never been asked before. You may even by rethinking your decision to attend college. Here are some of the questions you may be asking yourself. Can I get an extension to commit to a college? … Read More

How your high school teachers help you with college success – what you need to know

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Meeting with your high school teacher might have been in person, but now meetings happen online. Many students tell me how difficult it has been getting to know their teachers. While it is more difficult online, it is still possible to develop a relationship with your teachers. Why does this matter? Most important, developing relationships with people who are more knowledgeable and wiser than you is beneficial. The teacher/student relationship is an especially valuable one. It is easier to learn when you understand your teacher better and your teacher understands … Read More

How to Choose the Best Dorm

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Of course you’ll want all the amenities and privacy of a luxury apartment, right? Think again and check out this blog from NACAC. Study: Traditional On-Campus Housing Offers Academic Benefits

What to do with a Deferral – Follow these Easy Steps

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Photo courtesy of Peak Performance Tours   College admission deferrals are more prevalent this year than ever before. Why? Colleges may have many reasons, but the most popular colleges continue to see an upsurge in the number of applications. This puts colleges in the position of making more decisions about who to admit before they have even seen regular decision applications. Some colleges defer many students and others defer none at all. In any case, a deferral means the college is essentially telling you that they want to see if you … Read More

It’s Not Too Late To Get Into College!

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For those of you who applied to college this year, you know that the official decision day for committing to a college is May 1. But wait, what if you did not get accepted by any of the colleges where you applied? Or you got some acceptances, but not anywhere you really want to attend? There is still something you can do! Every year, the National Association for College Admissions Counseling publishes a list of colleges that still have openings. You can find the list for 2017 at–publications/Research/CollegeOpenings/ If … Read More