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The blog for researching parents and college-bound students looking for the most reliable information.

Every week, our experts bring you college insights and application principles to widen your future, inform your choices, and help you get into your dream school. 

Free ebook: How to Write the Perfect College Essay

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Are Summer Internships Helpful?

Are Summer Internships Helpful?

It’s time to start talking about summer plans. Every year, forward-thinking families begin to make plans for their students’ summer schedules many months in advance. This is essential to meeting deadlines for competitive programs, camps, and internships. In 2020-2021,...

Free ebook: What Is Your College Dream?

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Is Your AP Exam Prep Good Enough?

Is Your AP Exam Prep Good Enough?

Many things have been changing in the college admissions landscapes. Notably, there has been a decreased emphasis on general standardized exams such as the SAT and ACT and a legal push to prevent such considerations. This was evidenced most dramatically in an Alameda...