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4 Secrets to Make your College Application Stand Out

4 Secrets to Make your College Application Stand Out– besides GPA & ACT scores

This week, one of my clients asked me a question that I get asked SO MANY times... As you know...my GPA & SAT scores are pretty good now...but I still feel anxious. Julie, what else do admission committees look at? And here’s my answer Besides GPA and SAT scores (which is still important), here are 4 "secret" additional factors admission officers take into consideration when reviewing your college application. 1: An upward trend Colleges consider improvement over time. Let’s say
Top 3 Volunteer Opportunities for High School Students

Top 3 Volunteer Opportunities for High School Students (and which ones are the best fit for you!)

If you’ve been thinking… “I want to start volunteering, but I don’t know where to start!” “It seems like most high school students volunteer at senior centers, libraries, and hospitals. What are some options so that I can stand out among thousands of college applicants? I’m sorry to break it to you, but if those are some the questions you’re asking yourself, don’t even bother it. Volunteering is not about “standing out”. In fact, college admissions will know that you’re
2017 _ 2018 Ivy League Supplemental Essay Prompts

2017 ~ 2018 Ivy League Supplemental Essay Prompts

Here's a list (not comprehensive) of ivy league supplemental essay prompts! 1. Brown University Photo courtesy of Brown University Tell me where you lived since you were born - how long you've lived, whether you've lived in the same place all the time,. Economics Computer Science Biology Business, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations Neuroscience Classics Geology 2. Columbia University Photo courtesy of Columbia University School of Professional Studies Write down the titles of your favorite reading assignments that you liked last year.

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