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College Planning

The 15 Best Merit Scholarships for College-Bound Students

The 15 Best Merit Scholarships for College-Bound Students

Why “Safety, Target, Reach” Doesn’t Make Sense Anymore

Why “Safety, Target, Reach” Doesn’t Make Sense Anymore

What is Safety, Target, Reach Anyway? Google “build a college list.” Watch a college search webinar...
What Is Affirmative Action in College Admissions?

What Is Affirmative Action in College Admissions?

Affirmative action is one of the most hotly debated topics in college admissions today. With the re...

College Rankings

13 Tips to Prepare for Law School

13 Tips to Prepare for Law School

Do you want to be a lawyer? In the United States, you need to graduate from a 4-year college and then go to law school if you want to practice law. What is the best way to prepare for law school? What should you be doing in your undergraduate years to make yourself the most ...

College Search

Do You Need ACT Scores to Transfer Colleges? A Guide

Do You Need ACT Scores to Transfer Colleges? A Guide

One of the most complicated parts of transferring colleges is determining what the requirements are, especially when it comes to standardized tests. Unfortunately, there's no simple answer to the question of whether you...

Graduate Admissions

Selecting a Grad School Admissions Consultant

Selecting a Grad School Admissions Consultant

Seven years ago, I wrote a blog post by the same title that offered a framework for selecting a graduate school admissions consultant.  As a former Admissions and Financial Aid Officer at Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Science...

Online Colleges

The Forces That Are Shaping the Future of Higher Education

The Forces That Are Shaping the Future of Higher Education

The past’s meaning only becomes clear in hindsight. Who would have guessed during the 1970s, a decade when it seemed like nothing happened, that a series of developments were underway that would transform the future: t...