When Your Personal Essay Is Too Personal

By Gregg Cohen

You’re told time and time again that the college essay needs to be personal. It needs to give the reader a clear sense of who you are as a person; it’s a way to let the college that you are applying to know all about you. But, occasionally Apply Right counselors read personal essays that…

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6 Things To Do Before You Hit SUBMIT

By Gregg Cohen

November 1 is right around the corner. And, the rest of the college deadlines will come fast and furiously after that. But before you hit that SUBMIT button, here are a few things to keep in mind:

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How to Wow at a College Fair

By Gregg Cohen

Fall… the leaves fall off the trees, the kids go back to school, and admission counselors travel around the country in search of students who would be a good match for their college.  Our Advice from Inside blog series continues, as we tap into the wealth of knowledge and experience of our counseling staff to bring…

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The Demonstrating Interest Sweet Spot

By Gregg Cohen

If you haven’t heard about Demonstrated Interest, it’s time to learn the ins and outs of this important aspect of the college admission process. In this blog we explain what it is and provide you with guidelines for doing it just the right amount. Defining Demonstrated Interest:The degree to which you show a college that…

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Likely, Target, Reach… Oh My!

By Gregg Cohen

As Seniors head back to school and their final year of high school is underway, the reality of college may start to hit. Many students are now stressing about impending application deadlines, completing college essays and making sure they have a well-balanced college list. Sometimes, fear sets in and students begin to think about the…

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