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The Role of Grades in College Admissions

Your grades throughout high school remain the most important factor in college admissions.  While colleges also look carefully at your standardized test scores, essays, recommendations, and other personal factors, they view your academic performance in high school as the strongest predictor of your academic success in college. Covid-19 has changed ...

Crafting Your College List: Balancing Your List from Reach to Realistic

As part three of our blog series, Crafting Your College List, now it’s time to narrow down the list of schools you will apply to, and ensure that your list is balanced in a way that is right for you. The ultimate goal is not only to be accepted, but ...

Crafting Your College List: College Visits

In part two of our step-by-step guide to Crafting Your College List, we will help you narrow down a list of schools that you would like to research further, either through an in-person visit or virtually. Currently, the majority of schools’ admissions offices are closed to in-person visitors, but the ...

The LSAT-Flex: Learn About the New Law School Exam!

The LSAT has been an integral part of law school admissions since 1948 and is administered up to 150,000 times each year. As a result of the global pandemic of 2020, the LSAT has undergone substantial changes. All in-person LSAT administrations were cancelled during the spring of 2020, and will ...

November 5th, 2020|law school, Law School Admissions, LSAT, LSAT Flex|

Crafting Your College List: Best-Fit College Features

With over 3,500 colleges in the United States, it can be a daunting task to decide where to apply. Here is Part One of our step-by-step guide to making this process effective and even fun! We recommend that you explore colleges throughout junior year and finalize your list in the ...

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