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    Guide to ACT Registration
    There are many different pieces to the college application process - selecting the colleges to which you’ll apply, gathering your transcripts and other documents, writing your essays and answer short-answer prompts, collecting letters of recommendation, and so on and so forth. In the timeline of college applications, one of the first items you’ll need to...
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    The 10 Best Film Schools from Boston to Los Angeles
    Born and raised in the digital age, many of today’s high school students dream of pursuing careers in film and attending the country's best film schools. Most undergraduate programs have updated their classes and facilities to reflect 21st century innovations, making this an exciting area of study. Making films is both an art and a...
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    How to Pay for College
    In the previous chapter of the Ultimate College Prep Guide, we talked about all of the discretionary things that your student can do to make their application even stronger. In addition to grades and test scores, the SAT Subject Tests, college interviews, extracurricular activities, and the mid-year update are all taken into consideration by admissions...
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    Guidance Counselors, Financial Aid, and Majors: College Radar
    Want to get the College Radar by email? Sign up here. Here's what we're reading this week in the world of college admissions: High school guidance counselors can help seniors. Steeped in the admissions process fall after fall, guidance counselors are sure-handed resources for seniors applying to college. When senior year kicks off, requirements like teacher recommendations and submitting...
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    College Radar: Early Decision, Deadlines, Division III Sports
    Want to get the College Radar by email? Sign up here. Here's what's going on this week in the world of college admissions: November 1st is the Early Action and Early Decision deadline for many colleges. Some seniors choose to get started two months before the Regular Decision deadline to get a jumpstart on admissions and to...
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    College Lists, Safety Schools, and Football: College Radar
    Want to get the College Radar by email? Sign up here. Here's what's going on this week in the world of college admissions:   With a little bit over three months until Regular Decision applications are due, seniors need to figure out what colleges they’re going to apply to. They need to make a college list. There are 1,845...
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    The Difference Between Applying Regular Decision, Early Action, and Early Decision
    Listen to The Difference Between Applying Regular Decision, Early Action, and Early Decision from the College Radar Podcast. Subscribe to the College Radar Podcast via iTunes. In today's episode of the College Radar Podcast, host Danny Wheeler discusses the differences between applying to college Regular Decision, Early Action, and Early Decision. Don't worry about catching every detail; reference the bullet...
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    How to Make a College List
    Listen to How to Make a College List from the College Radar Podcast. In today's episode of the College Radar Podcast, Tom Rose, CEO of Testive, talks about how to decide where to apply to college. Here are some college characteristics to help make a choice: average GPA and SAT score, size of the student body, coursework, location, cost, and fit.  Don't...
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