3 Things to Consider With the Big School Versus Small School Debate
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3 Things to Consider With the Big School Versus Small School Debate

People have different preferences when it comes to a big school and a small school. Things such as the population and the actual size of…

Making the Right Decisions
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Making the Right Decisions

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have several seniors blogging about ups,…

Op-Ed: Making Undergraduate Education a Top Priority
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Op-Ed: Making Undergraduate Education a Top Priority

I serve as an ambassador in the Villanova Office of Admissions, and particularly around this time of year, prospective families love asking me – what…

What to Do When You’re Way Too Busy at the End of High School
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What to Do When You’re Way Too Busy at the End of High School

It’s halfway through the school year and you’re busy. While most people will say that busy is doing a bit of reading on Sunday, you…

Life’s What You Make It
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Life’s What You Make It

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have several seniors blogging about ups,…

How to Reach Out to Students of Your Prospective Colleges
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How to Reach Out to Students of Your Prospective Colleges

The waiting game is over. All of the owls have delivered their notices to your homes. Accepted. Rejected. Waitlisted. The truth is finally out. You…

The 7 Most Important Things to Consider When You Visit a College You’ve Been Accepted To
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The 7 Most Important Things to Consider When You Visit a College You’ve Been Accepted To

Relax, sit back and take a deep breath! You’ve done all the hard work. You’ve sat through all of the applications, waited around biting your…

Finding My Way
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Finding My Way

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have several seniors blogging about ups,…

The Secret to Choosing the Right College
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The Secret to Choosing the Right College

The single most stressful part of spring semester senior year was making my final college decision–picking the “right college.” I’d gotten into eight schools and…

How to Select a Community College When You Plan to Transfer to a Four-Year College Later On
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How to Select a Community College When You Plan to Transfer to a Four-Year College Later On

Some students know right away that community college is the best fit for them before heading off to a four-year college, while others come to…

Stuck in the Middle (of Two Colleges)
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Stuck in the Middle (of Two Colleges)

So, I can finally say that I’ve survived my college admissions season. Of the sixteen schools I applied to, I was accepted into fourteen of…

Debra’s Story: My Journey to Wellesley College
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Debra’s Story: My Journey to Wellesley College

I knew since I was a sophomore in high school that I wanted to go to Wellesley. To be candid, it was first appealing due…

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