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How to Make the Most Out of Your Summer Break

Amber Gilsdorf February 05, 2018 summer break
If you are like a good one third of the United States, you’re coming out of a month-long string of unbearably cold and snowy days. These bone chilling temperatures already have me looking forward to summer! Perhaps you have also been dreaming about summer break. While most high school students will find themselves lounging poolside and sleeping in until all hours of the…afternoon…summer break ...
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Why Choosing a College Is Like Buying Girl Scout Cookies

It’s that time of year, folks. That’s right...Girl Scout Cookie season is here! I had the pleasure a few months ago to attend a talk during the IECA Fall Conference given by Lidia Soto-Harmon, CEO of the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital, the largest council in the United States. After listening to her inspiring talk about the effect Girl Scouts has had in creating young entrepreneurs ...
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2018-2019 Common App Essay Prompts Released

They're here! They're here! If you're like us you've been patiently waiting for the 2018-19 Common App Essay Prompts to be announced. Spoiler Alert: the folks at the Common App have actually decided to keep the same prompts that were used during the 2017-18 application cycle.
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What to do While You Wait for Your College Admission Decisions

The perilous moment when your finger hovers over the “Submit” button has passed. College applications are in. Deadlines have come and gone (or will soon). Now what? We wait… And wait… No! There is much to be accomplished after “Submit.” Do not fall into the trap of “being done.” Instead, consider these tips for channeling any nervous energy while you wait for your college admission decisions.
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Estrela's Gilsdorf Granted Associate Membership in IECA

Estrela Consulting January 04, 2018
Estrela Consulting is proud to announce that team member Amber Gilsdorf has recently been granted Associate Membership in the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA).
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