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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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Ask These 3 Questions On College Campus Visits

Ask These 3 Questions On College Campus Visits

College campus visits are an essential part of your college planning journey. If you follow our Facebook page (and you should! Stop right now and head on over and hit LIKE so you don’t miss out!) or you follow us on Instagram (and you should! Get that done now.)...

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College Planning Steps for Sophomores

College Planning Steps for Sophomores

Sophomore Goals: Begin your College Search and begin to define the University of You™. As a high school sophomore, you’re probably already starting to get pokes and prods from well-meaning relatives and friends who are curious about your college plans. However, you...

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College Planning Priorities for Freshmen

College Planning Priorities for Freshmen

Soon-to-be freshmen, we mean you! Tackle your first-year college planning priorities. I can hear you now, "Hang on, I don't even know how to find my locker yet!" Believe it or not, there are SIMPLE college planning priorities that a freshman student can achieve to...

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Zip it! Three Things I Don’t Want To Hear When I Screw Up

Zip it! Three Things I Don’t Want To Hear When I Screw Up

I’m pretty sure that the same things I don’t want to hear when I screw up are the very things you hate hearing, too. Like me, you’re human. Humans screw up. That’s what we do sometimes. Yes, that means you. You mess up. So do your kids. I’m talking mainly about those...

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