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Video Guides to Completing 2 Popular College Applications | The College Solution

Video Guides to Completing 2 Popular College Applications | The College Solution | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
How-to video guides to completing the Common Application (Common App) and the California State University application by Tamika Lewis at Next Generation Graduate
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These are the 50 smartest colleges in the U.S. (and #1 will surprise you)

These are the 50 smartest colleges in the U.S. (and #1 will surprise you) | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
Forget the Ivy League and Stanford -- the smartest college in America is not what you might think.
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What College Admissions Officers Look For: Importance of the Personal Statement and Extracurricular Activities ? | Education.com

What College Admissions Officers Look For: Importance of the Personal Statement and Extracurricular Activities ? | Education.com | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
The personal statement is a crucial component of your college application. Find out what admissions officers look for in a good college essay and learn how to showcase your personality and achievements.
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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Don't hide your online self when applying for college or career

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Don't hide your online self when applying for college or career | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it

"...about 24% of admission officers admit to tracking applicants on various social media sites to check an applicant’s digital footprint...our job is to support young people in creating a responsible digital footprint that, rather than hinder, would attract colleges and employers. Knowing how to do that is the job of educator’s today."

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College Application Cheaters: Dishonest Students & Parents

College Application Cheaters: Dishonest Students & Parents | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
Cheating on your college applications could potentially ruin your chances at getting in.
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Should You Explain a Bad Grade When Applying to College?

Should You Explain a Bad Grade When Applying to College? | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
Should you explain a bad grade when applying to college? Do colleges want to know the reasons behind a bad grade on your high school transcript? This article addresses the issue.
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Students Say Rankings Aren't Most Important Factor in College Decision

Students Say Rankings Aren't Most Important Factor in College Decision | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
A national survey says a school's academic reputation matters most to students.
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Tips to get organized for college applications

Tips to get organized for college applications | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
Setting Your Senior for Success
Organizing Your Applications for College

Your child is entering the senior year of high school, the pinnacle of his/her first steps in education. It’s going to
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Paige Miller's curator insight, January 21, 2014 8:00 PM

This was very helpful it had tips on narrowing down your top 5 colleges you want to apply to. Also it gave tips on what is needed to complete an application sush as; sat's,act, essay etc.

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Early Action or Early Decision – Is it Right for You? - The WiseChoice Blog

Early Action or Early Decision – Is it Right for You? - The WiseChoice Blog | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it

"Each year, approximately 450 colleges and universities offer students the opportunity to apply through either early action or early decision. Students may be tempted to submit their applications early"

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What It Takes To Get Into College [Infographic] - Edudemic

What It Takes To Get Into College [Infographic] - Edudemic | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
While there is no clear-cut pathway to college, a recent survey of college admission officers indicate that some factors do matter more than others.
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College Admissions Infographic

College Admissions Infographic | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
An infographic that details essential information about college admissions.
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HuffPost Teen's Ultimate Senior Year Survival Guide

HuffPost Teen's Ultimate Senior Year Survival Guide | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
School has officially started for the graduating class of 2014. This means that, despite any skepticism you may have had, you and your friends managed to survive freshman, sophomore and junior years.
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10 Tips from College Admissions Officers

10 Tips from College Admissions Officers | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
Make your teen stand out from the applicant pool with this advice from the pros
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Paige Miller's curator insight, January 21, 2014 8:17 PM

I picked up many helpful things from this. For example it is important to show your personality in a college essay because that is what the admission officers are looking for. Also if you have a silly email adress you should change it because they notuce little things like that.

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What Counts as an Extracurricular Activity for College Admissions?

What Counts as an Extracurricular Activity for College Admissions? | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
What counts as an extracurricular activity for college admissions? Many college applicants worry that they don't have enough extracurricular activities to impress admissions counselors at selective colleges.
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Facebook, Google and College Admissions

Facebook, Google and College Admissions | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
Facebook and Google matter during the college admissions process. May admissions officers at top colleges check social networking sites and search the web to gather more information about applicants.
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Writing College Application Essays: The Failure of Faking It

Writing College Application Essays: The Failure of Faking It | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
Let's get this out of the way - Never fake it. Don't make stuff up when you're writing your college application essay. I could spout off like a stuffy old aunt and tell you it isn't right and that ...
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Paige Miller's curator insight, January 21, 2014 8:07 PM

This provided great tips on writing your college essay with honesty because college readers have read thousands of admission essays and they can often tell when you're lying. This can affect your chances of getting into college. So be honest and write about yourself!

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Seven Ways to Make your College Essay Stand Out

Learn seven secrets to a stand-out college application essay!
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10 Tips for Students to Reduce College Application Stress

10 Tips for Students to Reduce College Application Stress | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
10 key ways students can send college application stress packing.
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Handling Pressure From Parents During the College Admission Process

Handling Pressure From Parents During the College Admission Process | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
When it comes to college admissions, sometimes the most pressure can come from inside your own family!
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20 Resume Power Words -- INFOGRAPHIC | CareerBliss

20 Resume Power Words -- INFOGRAPHIC | CareerBliss | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it

"A strong resume incorporates meaningful, powerful words. Pick and choose carefully. To help you create the best resume possible, we created an infographic of 20 resume power words."

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Social Media in Colleges ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Social Media in Colleges ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Navigating through Senior Year | Scoop.it
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