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What You Need to Know to Nail the Upper Level ISEE

What You Need to Know to Nail the Upper Level ISEE       1. Prep The ISEE tests a student's cumulative learning (ie: Are they readers? Do they consistently do their math homework?). The ISEE is very good at measuring a student's overall knowledge. However, there is still room for some solid strategy. While…
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New Year’s Resolutions That High School Seniors Should Make

5 New Year’s Resolutions That High School Seniors Should Consider Make It’s officially 2017, which means it’s time to set your New Year’s resolution. Before you roll your eyes at the whole idea of #NewYearNewMe, this new year really can be a chance to take inventory, readjust your goals, and look ahead to the coming…
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Parent & Student Communication in College

Parent & Student Communication in College Just this Monday, The Huffington Post ran a piece called “The 5 Questions that Parents of College Students Should Ask.” It’s a great read for parents and students alike, whether said student is a senior preparing to leave the nest or a college student figuring out how to adjust. Before…
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The Lowdown on College Interviews

The Lowdown on College Interviews In the college application process, college interviews can be an important component. While grades, test scores, extracurriculars, and essays are the backbone of your application, some schools also provide interview opportunities. These interviews are your chance to highlight the things you can’t convey on paper, like your unique and endearing traits, as well…
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