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College Rankings from Money Magazine: What do they tell us?

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There’s a new set of college rankings on the scene, and the finance educators at College Coach are quite intrigued by them. Created by Money mag, the focus of the rankings is at the financial aspects of a college training including how much you might pay at different colleges and how much you may make after graduation.   Three categories they use to construct their search positions are [...] Continue Reading…

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Prepare for Financial Aid as a High School Freshman | College Coach Blog

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How to Prepare for Financial Aid like a High School Freshman During my tenure as a financial aid officer from MIT, Babson College, and other schools, I read thousands of financial aid apps and talked to hundreds of mothers and fathers about how they could cover their talk about of the costs of their children’s educations. I learned very quickly that the previously a family began to think about how they would certainly pay for their children’s education, the [...] Continue Reading…

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What things to Know About the Common App 2014-15 | Part 3 | College Coach Blog

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Your personal statement in your college application is complete and your activities page looks flawless. Now it’s time to convert your attention to the “My Colleges” tab and submit your Typical Application! My Colleges: Writing Supplements So here’s my biggest pet peeve with the Common App this year. The school writing supplements can be anywhere!   While some colleges don’t require any additional works (such as [...] Continue Reading…

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Things to Know About the Common App 2014-15 | Part 2 | College Trainer Blog

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Welcome back! For those of you who have already started the process of completing your Common App, I hope you’re not encountering a lot of difficulties. Just think, in a few months, your own college application will be finished and in the hands of dedicated admissions officials who will be hard at work, crafting the Class of 2019! But for now, let’s get back to the nut products and bolts of completing your own Common App. Typical App: Testing [...] Continue Reading…

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Huge University or Small College? A College Coach Conversation | College Coach Blog

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Over the last few weeks, we’ve presented you to a number of college admissions counselors to the College Coach team. Today we take a break from that format to share something different: an email correspondence between Becky Leichtling and Ian Fisher on their educational skills, college search processes, and ideas on small liberal arts colleges. We hope you enjoy following along and maybe wondering a few questions of [...] Continue Reading…

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What you should Know About the Common App 2014-15 | Part 1 | College Coach Blog

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If you’re a rising high school mature, chances are you’ll be using the Common Application to apply to college this year.   An amazing 800, 000 students submitted 3. 45 million applications through the Common App last year, and even more students will probably take the plunge this year. Those of us in the profession know all too well about the major technical snafus the Common App experienced with the discharge of version CA4 in 2013. Paragraph breaks in the main essay weren’t displaying [...] Continue Reading…

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How to pick an Essay Topic

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The Common Application launched yesterday, allowing hundreds of thousands of college students to create their accounts and begin signing up to colleges around the country. The article portion of the Common App requires one of the most planning, the deepest thought, and the hardest work. But before you start creating your essays, it can be helpful to have a step back and reflect on who you are, what you care about, and the message you want to send to the admission officials who will [...] Continue Reading…

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Need-Blind Admissions is Exactly What It Says It really is (Part One)

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Last Thursday, Bev Taylor swift authored an article on Huffington Post, declaring “Need Blind Admissions Is a Lay. ” Its publication ignited a flurry of responses among college admissions professionals both publicly plus privately. For those of us who read through applications at highly selective institutions, her article simply did not jibe with the reality of our own encounters. Those on my team that worked for institutions like the University of Pennsylvania, MIT, Georgetown, plus Babson were adamant that need-blind admissions means exactly what [...] Continue Reading…

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Meet an Admissions Counselor: Ian Fisher | College Coach Blog

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Every Thursday this summer, we are introducing college students and families to a different member of the particular University Coach admissions team . Drop in to see what we’re reading, where we visited school, and our strategies for beginning the college essay. As you work with us to find an educational consultant which best fits your needs or the needs of your child, we will help you think about the personality and [...] Continue Reading…

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Universal College Application Tips | Part 3 | College Coach Blog

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Universal College Application Tips: Alternate Versions and the way to Request Letters of Recommendation You’re in the home stretch! Now that you have filled out the Universal College Program, just a few steps remain. Read on to understand about creating alternate versions of the application, as well as how to request references from your guidance counselor and teachers. And stay tuned for our insider’s watch to using the Common Application. Expert tips on completing the Common App will be posted in August. [...] Continue Reading…

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