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PSAT Scores Are Out...Now What?

It is a big week for sophomores and juniors as PSAT scores have just been released. Are you excited about your scores? Didn’t score as high as you hoped? Let’s take a deep dive into PSAT score reports, what they mean, and what your next steps should be. Read on for answers to some of your burning questions about your PSAT results.
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Across the Pond for Uni: 5 Tips for Applying to College in the UK

Laura Cobb December 01, 2018 UK, UCAS, college applications
Thinking about applying to college “across the pond?” With more than 370 choices, many of which are the world’s top-ranked universities, higher education in the United Kingdom could be a great option for many college-bound students. But, before you jump right in, it’s important to be aware of how applying to college in the UK differs from applying in the US. Here are five tips to help the process ...
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7 Topics to Talk About With Teens This Holiday Season (That Don’t Include the “C” Word)

Kristina Dooley November 21, 2018
It’s the most wonderful time of the year...for most of us. For high school seniors anxiously awaiting admission decisions there’s one topic they hope you’ll avoid at the dinner table: College.
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Let's Try This Again: Tips for Transfer Students

Completing the college admissions process is a milestone that many students are happy to put behind them. However, an astounding one-third of college students find themselves completing the process a second time as a transfer applicant. There are a variety of valid reasons to transfer universities. You may have had a change of heart about majoring in business and need to switch schools to pursue ...
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Estrela's Rice Named President of Emerging Leaders Association

Estrela Consulting College Planning Team member, Amy Rice, has recently been named President of the College Now Greater Cleveland Emerging Leaders Association (ELA). Amy succeeds Estrela Founder, Kristina Dooley, who served as the inaugural President of the ELA. According to College Now, the ELA is "a group of young professionals who are passionate about College Now’s work and are looking to ...
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