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Joanne Apesos

1. What you should know about the College Admission Process: The Wait is Almost Over

by Joanne Apesos 3/30/17

For high school seniors, this is the most difficult time in the college admission process. The regular college decision notification date of highly selective colleges in the US is approaching on April 1.

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2. What You Should Know About the Changing College Admission Process: The New Changes with FAFSA

by Joanne Apesos 10/2/16

This is a big change in the financial aid process. It provides a three month jump on collecting and completing the information that all colleges require in order to be considered for financial aid.

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3. What You Should Know About the Changing College Admission Process: The Not-So-Common Application

by Joanne Apesos 12/3/15

Forty years ago, 15 U.S. colleges and universities created the Common Application, offering a one-stop approach to submitting college applications.

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4. The Dreaded College Interview

by Joanne Apesos 9/25/15

For many high school seniors, the dreaded interview is almost as scary as writing the personal essay for college applications!

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5. What You Need to Know About College Admissions: The Wait List­­--Are the Odds in Your Favor?

by Joanne Apesos 5/16/15

" If an offer comes, it comes quickly – If you are offered a spot it, will come quickly."


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6. May 1st and What You Need to Know about College Admissions

by Joanne Apesos 5/1/15

The Universal Day of Acceptance is May 1st

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7. What You Need to Know About College Admissions: The Transfer Applicant

by Joanne Apesos 1/31/15

Many students who begin their studies at one college do not earn their college degree at that institution. According to the National Association of College Admissions Counselors, approximately one-third of college students transfer. Why? West Virginia University

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8. What You Need to Know About College Admissions: Helping Your Student Write the Essay

by Joanne Apesos 10/29/14

By Joanne Apesos and Beth Brooks So what’s a desperate parent to do when their student is one of those procrastinators?

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9. What You Need to Know about College Admissions: Welcome to Freshman Year

by Joanne Apesos 8/9/14

Question: Why did I spend so much time working on college and scholarship applications, writing a multitude of essay drafts, visiting dozens of colleges in the rain and snow, sampling institutional food, and then stressing out while waiting to hear from colleges? Answer: To go to college!


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10. What You Need to Know About College Admissions: Writing the Dreaded Essay

by Joanne Apesos 7/19/14

Question: Which part of the college application causes the most stress and anxiety among students and parents alike?

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11. How I Spent My Summer Vacation

by Joanne Apesos 6/11/14

What You Need to Know About College Admissions: How I Spent My Summer Vacation Rising juniors: don’t get too laidback! There are important things you can do this summer to strengthen your college applications as you grow and learn more about yourself and your career interests. Here are some suggestions

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12. Coming Up with the College List

by Joanne Apesos 5/8/14

What You Need to Know About College Admissions

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13. Those Crazy, Wacky, Weird, Scholarships

by Joanne Apesos 4/5/14

Scholarships are awarded for all sorts of reasons and funded by a variety of businesses, non-profit organizations and foundations.

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14. College Admissions: Finding the Perfect Fit

by Joanne Apesos 3/8/14

Here are some things to keep in mind as you and your parents trek through campuses during your search.


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15. What You Need to Know About College Admissions: Demonstrated Interest

by Joanne Apesos 2/1/14

“Demonstrated Interest” It’s the latest buzz phrase among college admissions people. Do you know what it means?


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