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Junior Year Spring: Kick off The College Search!

Junior Year Spring: The College Search Kick-Off 

By Adrienne Gilbert / 06/07/2024

For high school juniors, the spring brings more than just a flurry of pollen invaders; introductory meetings with college advisors are scheduled, emails from colleges and universities start to consistently appear in inboxes, and a buzz starts to arise as students get into the tempo of the college search process. While there is often much…

How Selective Colleges Read Applications

How Selective Colleges Read Applications

By Jessica Sibbing / 05/24/2024

A peak behind the curtain of admissions There has long been a knowledge gap between admission offices and the students who desire to attend their highly selective universities—a guarded process on how students are analyzed and considered for these highly coveted spots. This post aims to demystify the unknowns surrounding how selective schools evaluate admission…

What is a good SAT Score for the Ivy League

What Is A Good SAT Score For The Ivy League?

By Peter Zimmerman / 05/07/2024

Because of the Ivy League’s level of prestige and high-esteemed academics, competition for its coveted few freshman class spots is fierce. Hundreds of thousands of students apply each year to the Ivy League from around the world – for the Class of 2027, over 400,000 students applied across all eight Ivy League schools. This Article…

Kellogg School of Management Admissions Guidance

How to Get Accepted by Stanford and Ivy League Universities (Webinar)

By Solomon Team / 04/25/2024

Being accepted by Stanford or an Ivy League University is becoming more and more difficult every year. Admission rates at these top colleges have collapsed by on average 50%. Watch the webinar to learn how to navigate the Stanford and Ivy League admissions process, position your application, and market your candidacy. Read below for a transcript, and…

How High School Counselors Help Students Navigate the College Admissions Process

How High School Counselors Help Students Navigate the College Admissions Process

By Solomon Team / 04/12/2023

There are many moving parts to the college admissions process, yet most students and families don’t understand the integral role their high school counselor plays. High school counselors can help students with the college admissions process in a number of ways. Here are some of the main ways they can assist students: Providing Information: Many…

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Want to Take A Gap Year? Some Points to Consider

By Solomon Team / 11/29/2022

An increasing number of students are opting to take a year off between high school and college. The reasons vary from wanting to “take a break” from homework, exams, etc. to a desire to travel or follow a passion, or perhaps simply working and saving money for college expenses. Whatever the reason, Is a gap…

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Applying To Private Schools

By Solomon Team / 04/27/2022

You’ve done your initial research and have decided a private school education is what you seek for your child; smaller class sizes, an academically rigorous environment, and a connected community. This Article Will Discuss The Following: Now, you will take a deep dive into searching for the private school that fits your child and their…

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How To Get Into Ivy League Schools

By Solomon Team / 04/27/2022

For many students, the goal of college admissions is to gain entrance into the Ivy League – a group of eight universities that are seen as the most prestigious in the United States. This article will cover the following: 1. What is the Ivy League? 2. What Types of Students Get Into Ivy League Schools?…

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5 Things High School Juniors Need To Do To Prep For College Admissions

By Solomon Team / 02/22/2022

Congratulations! You’ve either made it to junior year in high school or will be starting soon. The journey likely hasn’t been straightforward, and you’ve heard (correctly) that junior year will have a BIG impact on your college acceptances. With that in mind, this article will explore the five things high school juniors need to do…

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All About SSAT Scoring: What is a Good Score On The SSAT Private School Admissions Test?

By Solomon Team / 02/22/2022

The Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) is the required entrance exam that leads to enrollment in some of the world’s best independent schools. It is undoubtedly an important test, so students and parents are naturally anxious when it comes to the Score Report. Upon receiving the Score Report, most parents are eager to know if…