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Tips for College Essay Writers

Tips for College Essay Writers

Jane Hirschhorn offers practical tips for moving through the college essay writing process with ease and confidence.

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Writing About COVID-19 in Your College Admission Essay

Writing About COVID-19 in Your College Admission Essay

For students applying to college using the CommonApp, there are several different places where students and counselors can address the pandemic’s impact, and those different sections have differing goals.

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How to Ask For a Letter of Recommendation for College Admissions

How to Ask For a Letter of Recommendation for College Admissions

A good letter of recommendation, especially in the shadow of COVID-19. can be a real difference-maker in college applications. Here's what you need to know about asking for a letter of recommendation.

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Five Reasons to Work With a College Admissions Coach

Five Reasons to Work With a College Admissions Coach

A great college admissions coach can help reduce the stresses of applying to college and make the process much easier to navigate.

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Embark on a journey of self-discovery! Learn how strategic summer planning can boost college readiness and unveil exciting career paths.

LifeLaunchr’s AI-Powered College Profiles and Tools: Webinar

LifeLaunchr’s AI-Powered College Profiles and Tools: Webinar

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