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Studying Abroad During College: Is it Right for You?

Studying abroad is an exciting opportunity that will undoubtedly change your outlook, expose you to different cultures, and provide you with experiences that you never thought you would have. Imagine studying art in the land of Michelangelo, non-Western health care … Continue reading

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Adventurous YOU!

A student recently asked me how she should approach making new friends when she goes off to college.  In my role as an independent educational consultant, I don’t consider my work complete when clients get their acceptance letters.  I spend … Continue reading

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Recommendations are Highly Recommended: PART 2

Fine Tune Your Recommendations If you think of teacher and counselor recommendations as being outside your control, you are missing a BIG opportunity. Although you won’t see what your recommenders submit on your behalf, you are most certainly able to … Continue reading

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Recommendations are Highly Recommended: PART 1

Count how many times I use some form of the word “recommend” in this blog entry! Two teacher recommendations are requested by most colleges, in addition to one from your high school counselor. The purpose of these recommendations is to … Continue reading

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