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Virtual Advisors for College Admissions

Jun 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Admissions, Bloomberg Philanthropies, College, college admission, College aid for low income, College finance, College guidance, College Point, college preparation, CollegePoint, ESL student aid, Financial aid for low income, Low-income student aid, Virtual Advisors for College Admissions

A new nonprofit program called CollegePoint, https://www.collegepoint.info, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is working to assist the one-quarter of high achieving, low-income students navigating the college application process alone. CollegePoint contacts potential candidates directly, pinpointing those low-income high school students that do well on the PSAT or SAT, and matches them to a virtual advisor. Each […]



ACT vs SAT?

Jun 30th, 2016 | By | Category: ACT, ACT vs SAT, Blog, College, college admission, College Board, college preparation, college testing, SAT, SAT prep

I recently heard a talk by a consultant to college students about some of the advantages of each of the big college entrance tests – the ACT and the SAT. The presenter stated a wide variety of facts about the two exams, but one thing that jumped out at me, that I want to share […]



The 12 Most Common “Transcript Transgressions”

Nov 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Blog, College, college credit, college preparation, Homeschool Resources, Transcripts, University

Committed by Home School Parents When Applying For College By INGE CANNON, EDUCATION PLUS All parents who home educate their children must prepare a written statement that summarizes academic achievements during the teen years. While there are no specific format requirements for the high school transcript, a little bit of knowledge about the process and […]