February 2021
Foreign Language Requirements

How Many Years of Foreign Language Do I Really Need?

This past weekend, I had the great pleasure to co-host Parent University with test prep guru, Shane Bybee. The question of “how many years of foreign language must a student really take?” came up, as it always does. In fact,...
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Trinity University Dublin

College Spotlight:Trinity College, Dublin Ireland

  Founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth as an Irish counterpart to Oxford and Cambridge, Trinity College is the largest and most distinguished of the seven universities in Ireland. Located in the heart of Dublin, Trinity is in easy walking...
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Common App Essay Questions

Common App Essay Prompts for the 2021-2022 Application Cycle

  The Common App has released the essay prompts for the 2021-2022 application cycle.  Many of the prompts are the same with one new one. Here they are: Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful...
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Congrats! You Were Admitted to Your ED School!

You did it! You worked hard. You managed through the adversity of COVID, online learning, canceled test dates, and unprecedented surges in application numbers (up 102% at Colgate!) But, your perseverance and strategic thinking paid off. You were admitted to...
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