College Search

5 mistakes when contacting college coaches

In a helpful article on The College Solution, Jon Fugler, Founder of Recruit-Me, highlights 5 common mistakes when contacting college coaches and advises aspiring student-athletes to create a well crafted introductory packet that introduces the athlete to the coach in a very personal way, providing just the right info to generate interest without turning into…

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What Every Parent Should Know

Most teens start thinking about college in junior and senior year of high school. For many students this is too late! It is important for parents to understand that college admissions requirements have taken a major shift since they went to college. Schools are still looking for students with good grades and high standardized test scores – that…

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Tips on Researching Colleges

You will be generating a list of colleges based on characteristics such as size, majors, and location. These are important characteristics but you should not end your search at that point. When it comes to narrowing the list, many students are not sure how to proceed. There’s no magic formula for deciding between schools. Ultimately,…

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11 Ways to Research a College

Researching colleges is not an easy task. A helpful article written by Lynn O’Shaughnessy has some additional tips on how to research a college: Review the finances. Check student opinions. Ask students questions. Know the Difference Between a College and a University. Check a school’s graduation rates. Research how happy are the freshman. Check RateMyProfessors…

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