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HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS: HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE HARTFORD NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR ON APRIL 2ND!

HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS: HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE HARTFORD NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR ON APRIL 2ND!

HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS: HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE HARTFORD NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR ON APRIL 2ND! Even if you feel clueless about what university you might want to call home for the next four years, your High School College Fair can be your launching pad: time well spent if you do some pre-planning research.   Here are five ways…

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2018 How to Build a College List

2018 How to Build a College List

Attention College-Bound Teens: Here are the Top Ten College Research Tools To Help You Build a Strong College List   Interested in our FREE, Customized College Planning Tool Kit that includes our Financial, Social, and Academic “Best Fit” Organizers? Just fill out our email contact information and receive these valuable resources for a more informed college decision-making process! * indicates…

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Rising High School Seniors: Prepare Your College Applications and Personal Essays this Summer and Avoid the Stress of Looming Deadlines this Fall!

Rising High School Seniors: Prepare Your College Applications and Personal Essays this Summer and Avoid the Stress of Looming Deadlines this Fall!

PSST! Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter at the end of this blog To Receive Your FREE Custom-Designed College Planning Organizer! Top Five Action Items Seniors Should Do This Summer To Be College-Ready this Fall 1. Create a Student Resume A student resume will help you when you fill out the activities section of your Common Application. It is also an excellent way…

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TOP 5 ACTION-ITEMS JUNIORS SHOULD DO NOW TO PREPARE FOR THE SAT

TOP 5 ACTION-ITEMS JUNIORS SHOULD DO NOW TO PREPARE FOR THE SAT

WINTER BLIZZARD BLOG: JANUARY 4, 2018  ATTENTION High School Juniors! Top Five Things you Should Do To Prepare For The March 2018 SAT! (First: Get Out Of Bed – 14 inches of snow does not give you permission to sleep all day!) Next: Hook up your PSAT scores to Khan Academy.The College Board is in partnership with Khan Academy to…

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WHY STUDENTS SHOULDN’T USE NAVIANCE AS THEIR ONLY COLLEGE RESEARCH TOOL!

WHY STUDENTS SHOULDN’T USE NAVIANCE AS THEIR ONLY COLLEGE RESEARCH TOOL!

When teachers assign students a research project, how many of them ask students for ONLY one source of evidence? ZERO. When any of us decide to buy a car, how many of us go into a dealership and choose the best looking vehicle or the least expensive model without doing some research? ONLY THE CAVELIER FEW! So why is it that we “SHOP” for a college without doing extensive research? Because we, as parents, do not know that we are supposed to do so. We assume that the college research tools provided by the guidance counseling department are the most comprehensive available. OR, at least, that is what I thought when my daughter was in high school. But, guess what? That is not always true. Take Naviance, for example. It is the college search engine of choice for most school districts. WHY? Because it is the only site where students can maintain one account from middle through high school.

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