"Curate" Your College List For Best Results

Willard Dix , CONTRIBUTOR to Forbes This list is not something you want to just throw together hoping for the best. The verb “to curate” shouldn’t be used outside of museums or specialized collections of valuable objects, especially when applied to mundane things like coffee, magazines or interior decoration. A curator has esoteric knowledge gained…

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Test Dates for 2017-2018 and Testing Info

It is time for some “Test Talk.” Juniors and Seniors, you should have the ACT and SAT registration and test dates on your radar. They are at the bottom of this post. I am not endorsing Higher Scores Test Prep, but rather, I find the format they use in compiling the dates to be helpful…

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Tips for the College Essay

How should you present yourself in an essay? Jeff Brenzel, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Yale University An admission officer shares tips on writing an essay that reflects who you really are. Video Transcript When you apply to college, you’ll need to complete an essay as part of your application. This is your opportunity to show…

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Affording College

If you are the parent of a student in high school, I don’t have to tell you that college is expensive. Maybe you have spoken with your kids about paying for college themselves, or perhaps you have been putting money away since they were babies. Wherever you are on the spectrum, the burden of paying…

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