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05 Mar, 2009

The Rising Cost of College – 2009

Posted by: Parker In: College Costs

I’m sure you probably know college isn’t getting any cheaper in the foreseeable future. Compounded with the current economic recession (depression?), families all over the world are having major anxiety when is comes to paying for the upcoming years of college. College Cost Inflation vs. General US Inflation The graph above plots the year to […]

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 […]