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  • The New SAT

    The New SAT

    March 11th, 2014 | Uncategorized | nancy | Comments Off

    If you haven’t heard about the new changes in store for the SAT exam in 2016, then perhaps you have been out of touch with all media outlets. Granted, I have more exposure to things college related than the average person, but I am amazed by how much media coverage this issue is receiving!  In [...]

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  • A Tough Year

    A Tough Year

    April 10th, 2012 | Uncategorized | nancy | Comments Off

    There have been a lot of surprises this year. Many students are disappointed with the number of “reach colleges” from whom they have received either rejection or waitlist letters. The stastics support the anecdotes. Harvard and Yale for example have their lowest acceptance rates ever (fewer than 7% accepted). And the wait-lists across the board [...]

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  • College Rankings

    College Rankings

    October 4th, 2011 | College Admissions Trends, Home Page, Uncategorized | nancy | Comments Off

    It is that time of year again.  Every fall it happens whether we want it to or not.  Publications such as U.S. News and World Report compile a ranking of the colleges and universities across the country.  What a crazy notion, really.  Do people really think that something as subjective as a college education can [...]

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