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10 Ways to Improve Your Chances

By September 13, 2013

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A winning college application is about more than strong grades or high test scores. To get admitted to the country's top colleges and top universities, applicants will need to put together an application that shines in all areas. Click on the tips below to learn about some of the features of a strong application.

  1. Take challenging classes
  2. Write a winning essay
  3. Avoid these essay topics
  4. Get strong letters of recommendation
  5. Avoid these 6 application blunders
  6. Participate in meaningful extracurricular activities
  7. Master these college interview questions
  8. Avoid these college interview mistakes
  9. Delete these 12 Facebook photos now
  10. Demonstrate your interest

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September 14, 2013 at 10:12 pm
(1) Susie Watts says:

As a private college consultant, I think you have provided a great list of things for students to do in order to help them create stronger college applications. I intend to send this to the students with whom I work. It would be good for a lot of younger high school students to see these suggestions because they would have plenty of time to take advantage of them before their senior year.

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