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November College Search Guide
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November College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN As we slowly ease further into the school year, I hope your children have also fully settled in as high-schoolers. Encourage your children to focus on their studies and to make use of all the resources available at their school to accomplish all the work required…

Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough
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Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough

By Lucy Benton, Guest Contributor Of course, your college application essay is not enough to get accepted. Just look at Harvard’s 2018 admission statistics: out of 39,506 applicants, only 2,000 got accepted. Clearly, not only your application essay is at play here. College admission is a holistic process that involves a lot more than meets…

February College Search Guide
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February College Search Guide

The Road to College May S. Ruiz By this time, the winter break is a distant memory and your children’s emphasis should have shifted back to school work. Hopefully, they have also done well in their first semester and are actively involved in this phase of their learning.    FRESHMAN Your children are well into…