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How Should I Write the “Why Do You Want to Go to Our College?” Supplemental Essay? The Don’ts.

Think you know how to write a top-notch "Why our college?" supplemental essay? Andrea Aronson from our New Jersey office, advises students on what NOT to do!

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How Should I Write the “Why Do You Want to Go to Our College?” Supplemental Essay? The Do’s.

Andrea Aronson advises do's and don'ts for crafting the "Why Our College?" supplemental essay.

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Educational Consultant on Libraries: You May Not Be an Expert

Mark describes Union College's policy of teaching students how to do research in libraries.

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Considering Colleges in the South — Coming to Terms With Prejudices

Mark confronts the widespread wariness of attending colleges in the American South with an essay by Jake Bonnell, admissions counselor at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Can I Make More Than One Version of My Common App?

Wondering whether you can make changes to your Common App after you've already submitted it? New Jersey Educational Consultant, Andrea Aronson, explains it all.

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Educational Consultant Talks About the Ugly Side of Campuses

Marks visits some of Vassar College's more slapdash housing developments to illustrate that not all of a given campus reflects its showcase buildings.

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An Educational Consultant’s Thoughts on Vassar: a Very Liberal College

Mark visits Vassar College and talks about some of its more left-leaning tendencies.

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Beware the Information Session, Says Expert Educational Consultant

Mark reminds students to take information sessions with a grain of salt and keep an eye out for the hard facts.

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Expert Educational Consultant on the Importance of Visiting Colleges

Mark goes to Hamilton College in Upstate New York to talk about the value of a first-hand impression of a college.

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Educational Consultant Asks: Are Books Obsolete at College Libraries?

Mark talks about the shift in the function of university libraries as less students use books for their research.

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