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Career

Pursuing Your Professional Passion

“How is a teenager supposed to know what they want to do for the rest of their lives?” This question really applies to/impacts everyone. How does anyone go about finding their professional passion? I can think of three ways: Wing It...
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3 Biggest Mistakes When Selecting a College

A huge portion of students have no clue how to choose the right college. How do I know this? Because on average, around one-third of students drop out before the start of their sophomore year. Another third transfer at some...
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Books

Holiday Challenge: Pick Up a Book!

Regardless of whether you are a freshman who is just starting high school or a junior who is looking to begin your college apps when we return in January, one of the best things you can do now to prepare...
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Deferral Letter

Do You Want Me or Not?

  It’s college admissions purgatory: the dreaded Deferral Letter.  Much like a life-long bachelor, your target college isn’t quite ready to commit to you with an offer of admission, but he isn’t ready to fully let you go so you...
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Do You Know What October 1st Is?

It is October 1. The weather is cooling down, the leaves are beginning to turn and Halloween merchandise is already on clearance as retailers begin to stock shelves for Christmas.  October 1 also marks an important day for college applicants;...
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Let's Eat Grandma! Let's Eat, Grandma!

Common Comma Errors

The comma is one of the most frequently used punctuation marks, but it is also one of the most misused. Here is a quick reference to help you determine where to place your commas. Creating Lists: You were likely taught...
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5 Things To Do After Being Admitted to College

The time is here.  Your hard work across the past 4 years has paid off and you are about to embark on the next part of your life’s journey. Once you have made a decision on where you plan to...
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Keep Calm And Transfer

How To Craft a Killer Transfer Essay

So, you’ve done your best.  You chose your college wisely.  You prepared for the transition to college. You got out of your dorm room and tried to build a life that was fulfilling academically, socially and personally.  But, no matter...
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The Complete Candidate’s Transition to College Playbook Part 7: Transferring Out

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you realize that “Dream U” is not so dreamy after all.  Maybe you have discovered that you really want to pursue a degree that is not offered at your current school.  Maybe the...
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