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Announcing Our New Estrela YouTube Channel!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Estrela Consulting YouTube Channel! With our move to virtual admission rep visits this year, we are excited to be able to share these presentations and conversations with all who are interested via this new platform. Stay tuned as our team creates great content with valuable tips on the college and school search processes, and be on the lookout ...
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Exploring Faith-Based Colleges

Thinking about attending college at a faith-based institution? It might surprise you to learn that there are nearly 600 faith-based colleges and universities throughout the United States. With so many options, it’s helpful to have resources to turn to for guidance. Here are some we’ve found to be useful:
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Nut Free to Kosher: Tips for Navigating the College Dining Hall Scene

 
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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 2020 ranking of What Colleges Look for in High School Students, based on a nationwide survey of IECA members. 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 admissions. Number 1 on the ...
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Teen Talk: Navigating Holiday Conversations

Depending on where you are in the college process, the holidays are either the most wonderful - or the most dreadful - time of the year. Maybe you’re an early decision student, visibly full of relief that all your applications are submitted, but internally still anxiously awaiting decisions from all of your schools. Maybe you heard back just before Thanksgiving that you didn’t get into your top ...
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