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October 19, 2023

Professional College Resume Services

What a College Resume Can Do For You It can be hard for students to talk about themselves. Many don’t like to write down their accomplishments for an admissions office. Still, it’s a necessary part of the process. Colleges can use resumes—a snapshot of a student’s academic, professional, and personal achievements—to understand their skills and […]

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Master the College Essay Format With Our Advisors

November 2, 2023

Master the College Essay Format With Our Advisors

We get it the college essay format is hard. In 650 words or less, you are meant to convey the entirety of who you are as a person. You are meant to talk about your experiences when you might not have many. College essays ask you to explain your goals while you’re still figuring out […]

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What the New FAFSA Means For You

October 15, 2023

What the New FAFSA Means For You

**UPDATED 12.12.23** The Department of Education released an update on November 15th, 2023 that the 2024-2025 FAFSA will be available for students and families by December 31, 2023.  The revamped FAFSA form has been overhauled to ensure a more streamlined and user-friendly experience for families, which we have talked about in our blogs. Another notable […]

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What to Know About the PSAT: When, Prep & More

September 14, 2023

What to Know About the PSAT: When, Prep & More

Every year, it seems like there are new changes to the college application process. This year is no different with the College Board announcing that the PSAT has gone digital. While this change may seem scary, we have the resources you and your student need to succeed. In this blog, we’ll provide five short tips […]

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Back to School Checklist & Tips to Start the Year Off Right.

August 1, 2023

Back to School Checklist & Tips to Start the Year Off Right.

Summer is coming to a close. For families across the country that means returning from vacation, buying new school supplies, getting ready for the new academic year, and starting to think about college.  This time is always a great opportunity for students to center themselves and think about the year to come. Class 101 knows […]

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What’s a Good ACT Score and How Do I Get One?

July 10, 2023

What’s a Good ACT Score and How Do I Get One?

As a high school student, have you ever wondered what a good ACT score is? Are you confused about where to set your target score? Do you feel intimidated by the thought of taking the test and not knowing what score to aim for? So, What is a Good ACT Score? The ACT is a […]

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SAT vs ACT: Which Test is Better for You?

July 10, 2023

SAT vs ACT: Which Test is Better for You?

If you are a high school student planning to go to college, you must have heard about the SAT and ACT tests. But which one should you take? How do you decide which test is the better fit for you? The SAT and ACT are the two primary standardized tests colleges and universities consider when […]

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Conquering the College Essay

July 10, 2023

Conquering the College Essay

We get it—the college essay is hard. In 650 words or less, you are meant to convey the entirety of who you are as a person. You are meant to talk about your experiences when you might not have many. College essays ask you to explain your goals while you’re still figuring out your way […]

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Making the Most of A Campus Visit This Summer

June 21, 2023

Making the Most of A Campus Visit This Summer

The summer is a time of relaxation and fun. Without the busyness brought by school, clubs, and other activities, it can be a time to catch up on important tasks or explore new places. One kind of place that many students explore during the summer are college campuses. Without having to worry about missing class […]

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The Digital SAT: Frequently Asked Questions

May 12, 2023

The Digital SAT: Frequently Asked Questions

Last year, the College Board announced a major change to the SAT, one standardized test used for college admissions at most US colleges and universities. After several small tests around the country, the SAT would go digital. Of course, this change has invited questions from students and parents about the process and how this might […]

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