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Tips on Getting the Best Recommendations for College Applications

1. Ask your teachers early. In the fall of your senior year, your teachers will be flooded with rec requests from your classmates. Get ahead of the rush by asking your teachers in the spring of your junior year. They’ll appreciate having the entire summer to write you a recommendation.   2. Decide which of […]

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Top 10 SAT Writing Tips

1. Spot errors by listening for them. In the error identification section, your goal is to identify grammatical or structural errors in a given sentence. The upside: you don’t need to know how to correct these errors. All you’re required to do is recognize when an underlined portion is wrong, or when there are no […]

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Last-Minute SAT Prep Tips

Here are some last-minute SAT prep tips… Whether you’re taking the SAT in December for the first time or the umpteenth, you still have about a month left to prepare. Here are some tips for getting the most out of these remaining few weeks. 1) Go over those vocab flash cards one last time. By […]

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College Admissions Interview Tips

1) Watch your body language. Sit in a way that feels comfortable but still shows that you’re taking the situation seriously. Don’t cross your arms or adopt a posture that appears closed. Talking with your hands can seem friendly and enthusiastic, but don’t let it distract from whatever you’re saying. Give your interviewer a strong […]

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5 Test Prep Tips

When you learn about an upcoming test in any subject, it’s smart to tailor your studying strategy to both the individual test and your personal needs. Ask yourself the following questions: 1) What’s the format of the test? Find out what the questions will be like and how long you’ll have to complete the test. […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your SAT Verbal Score

1) Use a dictionary. No matter what you’re reading, take the time to look up words you don’t know. Not only will this improve your vocabulary (it’s the best way to do so), but it will improve your reading experience. You’ll understand the text better without relying purely on context (or skipping over the phrase […]

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Choosing A College Based on Feel

On what basis do most people choose a college? I have heard more than a few students admit to being strongly influenced by the person who gave them a tour of the campus. I can still remember what the cute tour guide at Columbia was wearing the day I visited, and that he was a […]

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Choosing a Topic for a College Admissions Essay

Choosing a topic for college admissions essays… The Problem with Being Un-Special When I was faced with describing my greatest accomplishment in a college admissions essay, I was at a total loss. In inviting such a description, the committee had managed to pinpoint my greatest shortcoming. I was exposed as the bland, provincial, un-special person […]

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How to Write an Admissions Essay that Works

In a recent article on the way standardized tests are graded, NY Times writer Todd Farley reveals that the people grading students’ essays don’t boast the credentials we might expect. The scores they assign are often influenced by emotions and circumstances. No matter who ends up grading your admissions essay, there are certain qualities of […]

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