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College Highlights: MIT vs Caltech (+ How to Get Into MIT and Caltech)
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) are both highly respected institutions of higher education that are known for
What Do Universities Look For? 15 Quotes from Admissions Directors and Deans
Ever wonder admissions officers and directors think when they read applications? Here are 15 quotes directly from admissions officers on what makes a student stand
How should I describe my extracurricular activities?
Here are some tips to help you effectively describe your extracurricular activities on your college applications.
What is rushing in college? Your Clear Guide to Greek Life
What is rushing in college? If you’re a college student or about to start college, you may have heard the term “rushing” thrown around. But
Should I take AP or IB classes?
Advanced Placement (AP) classes and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are both options for high school students looking to challenge themselves academically and potentially earn college
What does Yale look for in its students?
Yale University is a highly selective institution that seeks to admit a diverse and academically talented group of undergraduate students. When reviewing applications for admission,
Class of 2027 Early Decision Notification Dates
The college admissions season is flying by, and before you know it early admission decisions will be released. Here’s our annual list of early decision
How to Write Your High School Resume
So, it’s time to write your first high school resume for college applications. Maybe you’re inclined to Googling high school resume examples and step-by-step guides to create
Your Complete Guide to FAFSA
HOW DOES FAFSA WORK? The FAFSA provides students with access to various funding sources based on specific eligibility requirements. This FAFSA walkthrough will help you