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    1. Writing your essay doesn't have to be a panic-inducing experience, say the pros. Think of it as an opportunity to show off what you have to offer.

    2. U.S. colleges have seen a 108% increase in applicants over the past 15-years, while acceptance to highly selective colleges has dropped by 15% during the same time period. With millions of families baffled by the increasingly complex landscape of navigating competitive applications, GATE College System is proud to announce the first holistic, comprehensive college admissions system.

    3. Adjust to College as an Out-of-State Student

      U.S.News & World Report via Yahoo! NewsJul 26 05:30 AM

      Samantha Shay, 21, grew up in a rural town in Jonestown, Pennsylvania, about a 3 1/2 hour drive away from Adelphi University. More than 20 percent of full-time students attend a college more than 500 miles away from home, according to the Higher Education Research Institute's annual college freshman survey. Learning basic skills like how to wash clothes and balanc e a budget can help make the ...

    4. Turn a Bad Experience into a Winning College Admissions Essay

      U.S.News & World Report via Yahoo! NewsJul 11 06:00 AM

      When writing a college admissions essay, your natural tendency may be to emphasize your victories while also downplaying your less successful moments. For an admissions officer, candidates' accomplishments can begin to blur together. Rather than join the crowd, consider using your college admissions essay to discuss a time when an internship or job did not work out in your favor.

    5. LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GATE College System (GATE) is proud to announce the first holistic, comprehensive college admissions system.

    6. The Money Talk All Parents and Teens Need to Have Before College

      U.S.News & World Report via Yahoo! NewsJul 26 06:24 AM

      You spent long nights helping write college admission essays. "There's a sit-down conversation that needs to happen," says Nicole Hurd, founder and CEO of College Advising Corps, a nonprofit program advising low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students to and through college. While most teenagers won't get pumped up for a conversation about savvy banking strategies, budgeting and ...

    7. Prepare for the ACT, America’s most popular college entrance exam. The program, known as the Global Assessment Certificate, also offers some students an advantage that isn’t advertised: At three different GAC centers, school officials and proctors ignored and were sometimes complicit in student cheating on the ACT, according to seven students interviewed by Reuters. The GAC program, which can ...

    8. Prepare for the ACT, America’s most popular college entrance exam. The programme, known as the Global Assessment Certificate, also offers some students an advantage that isn’t advertised: At three different GAC centres, school officials and proctors ignored and were sometimes complicit in student cheating on the ACT, according to seven students interviewed by Reuters. The GAC programme, which ...

    9. College advisor Mandee Heller Adler, CEO of International College Counselors, discusses plagiarism on college admissions applications following accusations of plagiarism at the 2016 Republican National Convention. (PRWeb July 21, 2016) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Miamicollegeadvisor/collegeadvisor/prweb13565525.htm

    10. From making a timeline of important deadlines to going on campus tours, college admissions experts offer advice to rising seniors.

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