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Volume 11, Issue 8

The Ultimate Guide to the 2015-16 Common Application

The 2015-16 Common Application is open for the high school class of 2016, and there are several changes from last year that can affect how students apply to college this fall.

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Everything You Need to Know About the New SAT: Part II

Last month, we brought you part one of our two-part “Everything You Need to Know About the New SAT” series, focusing on formatting, timing, and more mechanical changes coming to the test in March of 2016. This month, we’re going more in-depth to bring you insight into the major content changes coming to the test, and how students can prepare for them.

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5 Tips to Help You Write a Great Personal Statement

With the 2015-16 college admissions season officially underway, many rising high school seniors are beginning to tackle one of the most critical, confusing, and stressful parts of the college application: The personal statement.

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