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While ½ of America’s universities have gone test optional, the issue is far more complex than it seems.

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SPOTLIGHT YOUR EXTRACURRICULAR'S...OR RISK DISAPPOINTMENT

Last Updated on May 5, 2020 3:03:53 PM

High school students applying to college may have gone wide-eyed at the news that some of the colleges they are strongly considering have gone "test optional" – meaning that ACT and SAT scores are not required. While that’s true, it’s not the same as saying that ACT and SAT scores don’t matter. In fact, ACT and SAT scores will be considered if submitted.

Topics: College Admission, College Counseling, College Planning, Going to College, College Tips

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Topics: College Admission, College Counseling, College Planning, Going to College, College Tips

UCF Admissions Webinar: Q & A Recap

Topics: College Admission, College Counseling, FSU, UCF, Going to College, Florida State Universities, College Tips

Recommendation Letters in the Era of Covid-19

Last Updated on Apr 7, 2020 8:18:24 AM

Now, with mandated social distancing in our lives for the foreseeable future, all schools, big and small, are faced with the very same issue. While Skype or Zoom-based interviews are likely to increase in popularity and number, it’s also certain that letters of recommendation (LORs) will grow in importance to admission officers when they evaluate applicants. On top of that, a number of colleges will be test-optional next year, so in the absence of SAT or ACT scores, emphasis on LORs, among other factors, will increase.

Topics: College Application, Letter of Recommendation, Going to College, Coronavirus

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Topics: College Application, Letter of Recommendation, Going to College, Coronavirus

Quick Takes: Calculus, Curriculum, and Coronavirus Cancellations

Last Updated on Mar 26, 2020 11:49:06 AM

Today, we’ll share tips and pointers that we picked up from recent college counseling conferences (prior to the Coronavirus hiatus). Additionally, we have updates regarding changes to testing, both national and international. Here we go!

Topics: Going to College, APUSH, Coronavirus, STEM Courses

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Topics: Going to College, APUSH, Coronavirus, STEM Courses

More Advice for New College Freshmen and Their Parents

Last Updated on Jun 24, 2019 1:53:39 PM

In our May 28th blog post titled “On Your Way to College? 9 Important Things for New Freshmen and Their Parents,” we recommended several “must have/take with” items for the move from home life and dorm life. A recent post on grown&flown suggested – based on parents’ feedback – other things that could well come in handy, so we’re supplementing our list with what we think are grown&flown’s best ideas of things to have to make the transition an easier one.

Topics: Going to College

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