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Guidance On Picking The Best Colleges - Score At The Top - South Florida

Posted on Jul 7, 2018 10:02:05 AM

Typing “where should I go to college?” into Google’s search engine yields over one billion hits — and while we’d encourage students to do that and then explore some of the “first page” results, mainly for learning purposes, it’s a far too cumbersome way to find a meaningful answer to the question. Fortunately, we’re here to get you started the right way. We’ll share with you our more than 30 years of experience in helping students find their best-fit colleges by discussing four important parameters you should consider in order to narrow your choices:

Topics: College Planning, College Admission, College Choice

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Topics: College Planning, College Admission, College Choice

Get Directions On College Applications - Score At The Top - South Florida

Topics: Common App, Coalition App, Universal App, College Application, College Planning, College Counseling, Application Essays

Death from College Cost Sticker Shock…and How to Avoid It: Part 2

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 9:47:27 AM

We closed Part 1 of this blog post by saying that Part 2 would be up-coming soon and would cover one of the most important ways to reduce college costs even more – by improving scores on standardized tests. So, here’s Part 2.

Topics: Financial, College Planning, Test Scores, ACT, ACT/SAT, College Admission, Investment

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Topics: Financial, College Planning, Test Scores, ACT, ACT/SAT, College Admission, Investment

Academic Needs - Square Pegs (Students) - Score At The Top - South Florida

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 10:30:39 AM

Part II: Square Pegs

In Part I, Round Holes, we considered how you should look at colleges – the criteria to bring to your search for happiness. In this part, we’ll ask you to get in touch with your gut feelings.

Topics: College Application, Educational-Consulting, College Planning

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Topics: College Application, Educational-Consulting, College Planning

Tips To Choose Round Holes (Schools) - Score At The Top - South Florida

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 10:29:52 AM

Part I: The Round Holes

I thought the ‘best’ college for me was the most selective - I was wrong

Topics: College Application, Educational-Consulting, College Planning

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Topics: College Application, Educational-Consulting, College Planning

Insights On College Admission Process - Score At The Top - South Florida

Posted on Feb 6, 2018 4:41:47 PM

We put you in the shoes of college admissions officers, so that you can sense their point of view with these facts:

Topics: College Planning, Educational-Consulting, College Counseling, College Application, College Admission

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Topics: College Planning, Educational-Consulting, College Counseling, College Application, College Admission

Missed Oct PSAT? Know What To Do - Score At The Top - South Florida

Posted on Dec 20, 2017 1:46:00 PM

Are you a high school junior and possible candidate for the National Merit Scholarship, but unable to take the PSAT/NMSQT test on the October national test date? There’s now an alternative action to pursue.

Topics: SAT Test, College Planning, Test-Prep

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Topics: SAT Test, College Planning, Test-Prep

Information On Submitting Your SSAR - Score At The Top - South Florida

Posted on Nov 7, 2017 10:15:57 AM

From five Florida State University System schools, we have this important information about submitting the Student Self-Reported Academic Record (SSAR).

Topics: College Admission, College Application, College Planning

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Topics: College Admission, College Application, College Planning

Quick "Need to Knows" On Coalition App - Score At The Top - South Florida

Posted on Sep 22, 2017 11:25:36 AM

Not all applications for Florida universities are created equal. There are important differences and knowing them can save you time, effort and frustration in the application process. 

Topics: College Admission, AP Exams, College Planning, College Application, Test Scores

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Topics: College Admission, AP Exams, College Planning, College Application, Test Scores

What’s Really Important About The College You Attend: Part II

Posted on Aug 17, 2017 9:21:00 PM

We closed Part I by asking

  1. how students who are about to apply to colleges could possibly know how they’re going to feel – after they graduate from college – about their engagement in their employment and their assessments of their well-being, including their satisfaction with their relationships, their physical health, their communities, their economic situations, and their senses of purpose.
  2. what does that have to do with the colleges that they attend.

and we promised answers to both of those questions.

Okay, here are the answers:

Topics: College Planning

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Topics: College Planning

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