Improving Academic Performance

How to Create an Impressive High School Resume: 5 Pro Tips

Posted by Aditya Sharma on Wed, Jul 08, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

As a high schooler, you may feel as if you do not have enough experience to have a resume. You probably imagine a resume as a document for professionals with great working experience and a fancy job title. Do not get discouraged by your lack of experience. When you are writing a high school resume for your college application, you are in the same boat as everyone else. 

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Present Your Best Self: How to Prepare for College Admissions Interviews

Posted by Alexandra Berube on Thu, Jun 04, 2020 @ 09:30 AM

For students preparing for college admission interviews, it’s key to begin in the proper mindset. Yes, you want to promote yourself and articulate clearly why you deserve a spot. But if that’s what you focus on, the interview may feel like a series of landmines with endless opportunities to fail. Instead, you need to frame the experience as an opportunity to learn what the school can offer you in terms of your goals and needs for your future growth.

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Tags: College Applications, College Admissions, college advice, college entrance, college admissions interview

3 Reasons to Consider Obtaining College Admissions Advice

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Mon, Nov 19, 2012 @ 07:30 AM

You (or your child) studied hard for three years in high school.  You’ve now got a solid GPA, and along the way you took difficult classes: AP Calculus, AP Biology, AP US History, and AP Physics.  You earned a 4 or a 5 on each of these difficult AP tests.  You played several sports at the Varisity level, and even wrote for the school newspaper.

You’ve taken the ACT several times, as well.  The first time you scored a 25.  Then, you took an ACT prep course, and scored a 27.  Finally, you hired a private ACT tutor, received customized help, and scored a 30.  Now, your applications are looking good.

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