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Managing Your Time During the College App Season

Time management is a life skill, and it takes a long time to build the right habits for working efficiently. During the college app season, time management can feel like a lost cause, but it doesn’t have to be! Consider working on these 7 specific habits throughout the first semester of your senior year to help you manage your time well during the College App season.

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Nailing the Personal Statement: Using Narrative Structure

The Common App personal statement essentially boils down to capturing the “essence” of you in an essay. Content-wise, it may feel nearly impossible to throw together all your star attributes. While it may be tempting to do so, keep in mind that your writing style can also sway the opinions of college admissions officers. To address this aspect of your essay, consider these four tips for writing in a narrative format.

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College Made Cheaper: Acquiring Common App Fee Waivers

College application fees tend to be a major deterrent for students who are interested in applying to multiple colleges. This creates a daunting scenario for low-income students, who are eager to explore higher education opportunities. Fortunately for those who are having trouble with processing fee waivers through their guidance counselors, the College Board and National Association for College Admission Counseling provide these essential documents.

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