Category - High School

University of Rochester

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Seven College Admissions Essays You Shouldn’t Write: Part One
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Wisdom Teeth
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Interviewing Tips
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What Do You Do When You Get Rejected From Your Dream School?

Seven College Admissions Essays You Shouldn’t Write: Part One

A strong essay can be a definite advantage in making your application stand out from the crowd. Not only will it help you get noticed at the start of the review process, but in the decision homestretch, admissions counselors will fight for students they’ve come to love through their essays. Yet writing a good essay[…]

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Wisdom Teeth

It seems as though the big summer activity for the high school Class of 2010 (soon to be the college Class of 2014!) wasn’t babysitting, working at a grocery store, or doing community service. No, instead, far too many of us sat back, went to sleep, and had our wisdom teeth out. In the early[…]

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Interviewing Tips

One of the benefits of doing a college interview is that it gives you the unique opportunity to present the side of yourself that an admissions counselor might not get from reading your application.  It is also your chance to ask questions about the college or university which may help you confirm if it is[…]

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What Do You Do When You Get Rejected From Your Dream School?

By Christine When I was considering what to write about for this blog post, I thought about what time of year this is from a high school senior’s perspective. And I remembered where I was at this time last year – waiting to hear from all the colleges I applied to. If you are the[…]

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