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Game Plan for Prospective Student Athletes Stuck at Home

Game Plan for Prospective Student Athletes Stuck at Home

On April 1, 2020, the NCAA announced it will extend the current recruiting dead period through May 31, a move that was also taken in Division I. Institutional staff members are permitted to communicate with prospective student-athletes by phone or email during this...

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10 Movies to Watch Now with Quaranteens

10 Movies to Watch Now with Quaranteens

Looking for at-home activities with quaranteens? Here are 10 movies to watch now that we're all spending more time at home together. Hilary here. My husband Tom predicted it, and here it is. I am sharing a quote from the movie we watched last night.  "Success is not...

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Visit Colleges in Your Bathrobe

Visit Colleges in Your Bathrobe

What do dogs in their pajamas have to do with college search? Not much probably. But we could all use a little levity, and we're pretty sure you'd rather see dogs in their pajamas as opposed to seeing US in pajamas. So enjoy these cute pictures, and check out these...

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How do I find the right college for me?

How do I find the right college for me?

Finding the best college for you requires asking really good questions. That's why we offer free consultations for families to get your key questions answered. Schedule your free consultation here. When I hear a high school student ask, “How do I find the best college...

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3 Steps to Loving the ACT Math Section You Now Hate

3 Steps to Loving the ACT Math Section You Now Hate

The ACT math section is a beast. Without the right ACT Test Prep approach, it’s the bane of many students’ existence. At 60 minutes, this ACT math marathon is a full 15 minutes longer than English and 25 minutes more than the sprint-length Reading or Science sections...

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Grateful In the Middle

Grateful In the Middle

I've been at this college planning gig for more than 10 years, and I continue to see the same themes over and over again. I find this reassuring because it means that sometimes, what feels uncomfortable and worrisome, and maybe even hopeless, is actually normal. I...

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Three Biggest Fears About Finding The Right College

Three Biggest Fears About Finding The Right College

After more than a decade working with college-bound students and families, we’ve heard time and time again some of the most common fears about finding the right college. Here, we’ll spell out these fears and talk about how best to overcome them. You’re not alone in...

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