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Stand Out in College Admissions: Tips for Crafting an Impressive Activities List

Introduction As college admissions in the US become increasingly competitive, students must find ways to distinguish themselves from their peers. While grades and test scores remain crucial, extracurricular activities can significantly impact the college admissions process. In this blog, we ... Read More


Unlocking Success with Private College Admissions Counseling for UC Schools in 2023

Introduction The college admissions process can be daunting, especially when applying to prestigious schools like the University of California (UC) system. With increasing competition and ever-changing admissions criteria, many families are turning to private college admissions counseling for ... Read More


College Admisssion Essay and Personal Statements

The college application essay is an essential component of the college admissions process in the United States. For students applying to universities in the US, the application essay provides an opportunity to showcase their personalities, interests, and writing abilities to admissions officers. ... Read More


When Should My Student Think About College?

The biggest and most loaded question for parents today is when to start thinking about college! Is middle school the right time? Should they wait until junior year? What is the best course to take? We have been supporting Bay Area families for well over a decade and have broken it down into some ... Read More

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