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COMMON APP: Essays and More Essays

Thursday, August 28, 2014

For the 2014-2015 Common Application, more than half of the 551 member colleges have additional essay requirements. Colleges have the option to insert additional essay questions in either or both the Writing Supplement and the Questions Page. And since every college has a Questions Page, the presence of that page isn’t necessarily indicative of additional required essays. From confusion to chaos: the Common App Dashboard, where you track your overall application progress, indicates the presence of a college’s Writing Supplement, but not if the college has additional essays on its Questions Page.  Read More

All Early Action (EA) and Early Decision (ED) college application programs are NOT created equal!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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COMMON APP: The Activities page – How do I complete it, considering the paucity of space provided for each activity?

Saturday, August 23, 2014
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How Do I Complete the Education Page of the Common App?

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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How Should I Complete the Testing Page of the Common App?

Saturday, August 16, 2014

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Top 5 Apps to Stay Connected With Your Child Studying Overseas

Thursday, August 07, 2014

For a parent, your child is always a child no matter what their age. The thought of them leaving home can be quite terrifying, especially if they are heading to a college overseas. Thankfully, there’s no more waiting for postmarked envelopes that take over a week to reach but instead technology that allows us to have a virtual presence in a child’s life no matter where they are. Here are 5 free technological must haves for every parent with a child overseas. Read More