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RESOURCES FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS AND ALLIES IN THE COLLEGE PROCESS

The consideration of whether a college campus is LGBTQ-“friendly” or not is a valid concern for many of our students regardless to whether one identifies as LGBTQ, an ally, or neither. It isn’t always easy to determine how comfortable a student concerned with issues of gender and sexuality would feel on certain college campuses, but… Continue reading RESOURCES FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS AND ALLIES IN THE COLLEGE PROCESS

6th Form · Applications

OPENING VI FORM MEETING DOCUMENTS

Last night, our sixth formers and post-graduates met in groups with their college counselors. Attached below are the documents we handed out (the meeting agenda, a checklist of important items to complete during September, and a sheet with important information you may need in order to complete your applications). Use these to help guide you through the… Continue reading OPENING VI FORM MEETING DOCUMENTS

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2017 COLLEGE FLY-IN PROGRAMS FOR UNDER-REPRESENTED AND DIVERSE STUDENTS

There are many colleges and universities that offer tailored day and overnight visit programs to their campuses. These programs target under-represented or diverse students and are great opportunities to experience schools that students want to attend before submitting college applications. Many of these programs are free or cover the cost of travel, but, to attend, you must… Continue reading 2017 COLLEGE FLY-IN PROGRAMS FOR UNDER-REPRESENTED AND DIVERSE STUDENTS

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“WHAT THE PEOPLE WHO READ YOUR COLLEGE APPLICATION REALLY THINK”

A majority of admission application deadlines have passed for the current admissions cycle, so what happens now? The answer from the admissions office side is usually a secret, but WGBH, an NPR affiliate, was allowed inside an admissions committee session at the College of the Holy Cross this winter. Discover what happens in the room… Continue reading “WHAT THE PEOPLE WHO READ YOUR COLLEGE APPLICATION REALLY THINK”

6th Form · Applications

APPLY AHEAD OF DEADLINES

January 1st (2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th) application deadlines are approaching quickly. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND APPLYING AHEAD OF DEADLINES BY A FEW DAYS. Trying to submit your application through Common App (or another application platform) on December 31st or January 1st can be problematic as there are tens of thousands of applicants trying to submit applications… Continue reading APPLY AHEAD OF DEADLINES