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Understanding Selective College Admissions: Institutional Priorities

Note: This is a companion piece to our recent Estrela Webinar Series: "Understanding Highly Selective Admissions". You can find the recordings of Part 1 and Part 2 of these webinars using the links embedded here. Enjoy!
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Understanding Selective College Admissions: Data Insights and Reality

Note: This is a companion piece to our recent Estrela Webinar Series: "Understanding Highly Selective Admissions". You can find the recordings of Part 1 and Part 2 of these webinars using the links embedded here. Enjoy!
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8 Tips for College-Bound Juniors

The often overlooked key to a successful high school junior year is keeping one eye on the now and one eye on the future. The now involves focus on your current academic coursework, exciting extracurricular activities, and social/family life. It also encompasses planning for the chapter after high school. Here are some tips that help juniors and their families approach this year with their ...
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Extracurricular Activities: What Counts on College Apps?

“But…what counts?” A common question vocalized by many high school students as they consider their extracurricular choices. Decoding their question, what they mean to ask is: "What will impress college admission officers?" The answer is both strangely simple and deep...YOU. You will impress college admission representatives. Or, at least, that’s the goal.
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Campus Pride: Resources for LGBTQ Students and Allies

June is LGBTQ Pride Month in honor of the Stonewall Riots that took place during this month in 1969. Recent studies have shown that LGBTQ youth experience significantly higher rates of mental health issues, often stemming from a lack of support in their own homes or communities. For LGBTQ students trying to navigate the college search process, identifying institutions where they may feel safe, ...
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