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Waitlisted? Listen to the Music Play

Waitlisted? Listen to the Music Play

  Should You Stay? Or Should You Go? Hurry up and wait! It can be sooooooo hard to stay patient after applying early, hearing from other schools on your list, waiting for that special date when your dream school is passing down admissions decisions. and SCREEETCH...

Social Media & The College Application

Did you know that college admissions officers look at your social media? It is a part of who you are. Your Instagrams, Finstas, Snapchats, TikToks and other social media is fair game for college admissions officers and coaches. This makes it really important to know a...

You Got Deferred…Now What?

You Got Deferred...Now What? You worked hard over the Summer. You rocked your supplemental essays. You applied early to the schools on your list. And then the news; you got deferred from your dream school. What? You had super high scores! Your mom went to that school!...

5 Ways to Get Better Test Results

5 Ways to Get Better Test Results

Studies show these are effective ways to achieve better test results: Write your own study guide. It will help you evaluate the material and makes it easier for you to remember. Write down key points you need to remember for the test. Run it by your teacher. This way...

8 Programs Linked to Student Success

First-Year Experience First-year experience programs have been shown to improve Freshman retention rates. These classes bring together smaller groups of students with faculty with a goal of improving student success while focusing on a specific subject. This...

Timing & Preparation: The Common Application

The Common App Makes it Easy to Apply to Multiple Colleges and Universities by Lee Norwood, Annapolis College Consulting, July 1, 2019 Junior year is in the books. Summer is finally here. You have a moment to exhale……… Done? You had your moment. Now teens and families...

5 Things to Help You Succeed in College

By Lee Norwood 1. Your Attendance The easy peasy way to ensure success is to show up for class and sit in the front. This will help with focus! Your attendance is a strong predictor of future success. And at the cost per credit hour you are paying...it makes sense to...

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