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28 May, 2008

Admissions Essays

Posted by: Parker In: Admissions

What Are Admissions Essays? As the name suggests, admissions essays are one of many criteria that colleges use to accept or deny applicants. Many colleges require a “personal statement” and a “professional statement.” Personal Statement The personal admissions essay often includes your interests, hobbies, and non-vocational goals. This often includes experiences and activities such as […]

11 May, 2008

The SAT – An Overview

Posted by: Parker In: Admissions

SAT Introduction The SAT is becoming more and more like the ACT in regards to style and question variety. In 2005, the University of California’s president stated that the SAT should be abolished as an admissions requirement. This threat sent the CollegeBoard into panic mode, which ultimately led to the complete restructuring of the SAT. […]