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Estrela Consulting Blog

Parent to Parent: Tips for College Visits with Your Teen

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Q&A With a Former Admission Director: What Are Colleges Really Looking For?

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New Survey Finds What Colleges are Really Looking for in Applicants

The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) released this month its ranking of What Colleges Look for in High School Students, based on an annual survey of nearly 2,000 independent educational consultants. While grades and standardized test scores are near the top of these annual rankings, a number of significant changes and surprises are challenging the assumptions about college ...
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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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How to Prepare for Your College Application Deadlines

College application season is upon us and high school seniors everywhere are ready to do what they once thought was light years away: hitting that “submit” button before their college application deadlines have arrived. Before jumping ahead to the waiting game, let’s back up to the present and talk about what comes next.
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