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Carnegie Mellon, University of Chicago and Penn State University Schedule Fall 2017 Information Sessions in Princeton, NJ.

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Carnegie Mellon’s information session is offered in various cities throughout the country in early summer and fall. The session offers an experiential look at the university through student and faculty stories. During the hour-long session, you’ll learn more about our colleges and pro

The Common Application Announces 2017-2018 Essay Prompts

We are pleased to share the 2017-2018 Common Application essay prompts with you. The changes you see below reflect the feedback of 108 Common App member colleges and more than 5,000 other Common App constituents, as well as consultation with our advisory committees and Board of Directors. Stu

Should I take the new August SAT Test? Do you offer summer classes or tutoring?

The College Board announced that the new SAT 2017-8 Test Dates would include a test in August 2017. Many students have questioned why the Board does not offer a test during the summer and finally, the date has arrived. But is taking the SAT at the end of a long, hot summer the best idea &hell

Monmouth County NJ College Fair Scheduled for April 27, 2017

The annual Monmouth County College Fair is scheduled for April 27, 2017 at Brookdale Community College located in LIncroft, NJ.  The Fairjprovides a great experience to meet with local admission reps from many top schools from around the United States. 2017 Monmouth County College Fair Brook

OnPoint Prep to offer Math Fundamentals for the SAT this Summer at Rutgers Prep School

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Is your son or daughter struggling with SAT Math? Does he or she have test anxiety? If so, this is the workshop that will help them gain a higher score on the SAT while working on proven strategies to reduce stress. The workshop will review and explore the math skills needed to be successful

“Can I Still Transfer to a Different College or University for the Fall Semester?”

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The answer is “yes,” but deadlines are rapidly approaching, or may have even expired for some institutions. For many students, transferring will be  similar to the experience they had as a freshman applicant. The application process can be time consuming, confusing and quite simp

2017 NACAC Metropolitan Area College Fair Schedule

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 It’s College Fair Time!! Two of the largest College Fairs are coming to our area in the upcoming months. Over 350 colleges have committed to attend and registration is open for all students. The events are free and open to public. College Fairs are a great opportunity to introduce yoursel

Do college visits matter in the admissions process?

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The answer is simple: Yes. College visits matter. In today’s landscape, it is often difficult for colleges and universities to predict if a student is truly interested in enrolling at their institution. Many colleges are tracking how much “contact” a student has had with them. This cont

How many colleges or universities should a student apply to?

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There optimum number of college applications may not be what you think. Parents and students searching for the perfect number always ask this question. We have had clients accepted as early as September. One student was admitted based on his interview, a copy of his grades, and his SAT score

Does your recommendation letter make the grade?

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Our guide to teacher recommendation letters can help. We meet many college and university admissions representatives, and many of them informally complain about the quality of teacher recommendation letters. The complaints range from a lack of proofreading, including having the wrong student