Monthly Archives: June 2012

College Admissions – Trinity University

Trinity University offers the option of a close-knit small liberal arts college right in Texas. With an endowment of $975 million, Trinity has tremendous amounts of money for such a small school. To put it in perspective, Trinity’s student population … Continue reading

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What does it really take to get into the Ivy League? Part V: Essays

Welcome back to What does it really take to get into the Ivy League? In this post, we will discuss one of the most challenging parts of an Ivy League application: the essay, and any other personal writing samples you … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters: AP, IB, and Dual Credit

Ask Test Masters is a great resource available to you where you can directly ask us questions about all your college admissions needs. Recently, we received the following query: “Hey, so I’m absolutely confused about DC/ AP classes. I’ve recently … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons College RULES!

Leaving home for the first time to go off to college can be kind of scary. You go from being a wise high school senior to a clueless freshman, and have to learn the ropes of your new environment all … Continue reading

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What does it really take to get into the Ivy League? Part IV: Extracurriculars

Welcome back to our series,¬†What does it really take to get into the Ivy League? While tests and grades are the most important part of your application, they alone are not enough to distinguish you from all the other kids … Continue reading

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Choosing the right college for you: Part II – Financial Aid

Welcome to the second post of our new series on choosing the right college for you. Last time, we discussed the role that the cost of college can play in your decision making process. Another aspect of that issue will … Continue reading

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What does it really take to get into the Ivy League? Part III: AP, IB, and SAT II Exams

In this installment of What does it really take to get into the Ivy League?, we continue our discussion of standardized tests, turning now to subject based tests such as AP, IB, and SAT II exams. How many AP Exams … Continue reading

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College Admissions – Williams College

Williams College was ranked as the number one liberal arts college in America by the 2012 U.S. News and World Report. It is considered a feeder school for many top¬†business, law, and medical schools. With an 2010 endowment of $1,468,492,932, … Continue reading

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What does it really take to get into the Ivy League? Part II: PSAT, SAT, and ACT

Last time, we discussed the number one, most important part of your application: grades. In this post, we will turn to the next most important, and easy to measure, part of your application: standardized test scores. Should I take the … Continue reading

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