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Four tips to acing your college interview

As a junior, you’re in a great position to start preparing for the big college interview process. Perhaps you have had an interview for a job or volunteer opportunity already, but even if you’re a novice to the interview process, … Continue reading

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Who’s in your corner? Asking for letters of recommendation

If this is your first time applying to college, the term “letter of recommendation” may sound like a foreign tongue to you. Not to worry! In this list, we break down everything you need to know about letters of recommendation … Continue reading

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Applications 101: What you need to know

Applying to college isn’t something you do every day. With so much information about admissions online, it can be a lot of work just to find a place to begin your research. Luckily, we’ve got a few tips to guide … Continue reading

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5 must-have tips for writing college application essays

You want to stand out. The application essay is your chance to let your college admissions office know who you are, and why you would be great at their school. Yet, on the practical side, you’re a busy senior with … Continue reading

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Senior-year checklist

Chart your course to college Whether it’s studying for exams, preparing your college applications, or trying to make the most of your time with friends, senior year of high school can be very busy. That’s why we’ve come up with … Continue reading

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Now’s the time to get involved

The importance of extracurriculars Extracurricular activities aren’t just a way for you to pursue your hobbies – they can also show prospective colleges what makes you a stand out as an applicant. But with all the available options, it can … Continue reading

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College admission essays

College applications sometimes require an essay submission, which may at first seem intimidating, but there is no need to let that stop you. As an applicant to several schools in the University of California system, I was only required to … Continue reading

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