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Say What? A Guide to Hard-to-Pronounce College Names

I have a special place in my heart for correct name pronunciation. It all stems back to my younger days when my last name was ‘Begue.’ Growing up, I heard my name pronounced more ways than I can count – beh-GOO, behg-WAH, beeg, beige, bohg (not sure how they came up with that one…there's no 'o,' people!) – none of which were actually correct. Want to take a guess? 
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Estrela Class of 2022 Early Decision and Early Action Results

The Class of 2022 is on fire! While some schools are still waiting to release their early admission decisions, we are excited to share an initial list of our Class of 2022 early results. We are incredibly proud of our students who have received offers of admission to more than 70 different colleges and universities so far. In addition, our Estrela students have already been awarded nearly $4 ...
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Estrela's Cobb and Poulios Earn NACAC International University Advocate Certificate

A priority for our Estrela Consulting team is continuous professional development. As the landscape of education changes, it's imperative that we stay on top of trends and best practices to support our students. One change that we have noted in our work is the number of students seeking international opportunities in higher education. In order to best support these students in identifying and ...
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Major Focus: Pathways to Careers in Sustainability

There are few issues more pressing these days than conserving our planet. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the most common definition of sustainability comes from a 1987 United Nations (UN) conference, which defined sustainability as "...development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." Careers with a focus ...
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Did You Get In? Tips for Managing College Admission Decisions

Application Decisions are rolling in! Some of you may have already heard some positive results. Others may be waiting for the news. Either way, we want to take a quick minute to share some tips with you as Early Decision (ED) and Early Action (EA) decisions start to be released in the coming weeks and months. 
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