Knowing the answer can help you plan ahead 
All across the country, high school seniors are anxiously awaiting college admission decision letters. After years of hard work, for them, the end of an era and the beginning of adult life are in sight. However, for most other students, the college admissions process is somewhere between around the corner and years away.

It is never too early to think about preparing for college. One of the easiest ways to prepare for acceptance is to consider what college admissions boards are actually interested in...

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A free, short and simple guide to the basics of college admissions 
In this free guide you will learn about the basics of college admissions, including:
  • Admissions factors and how schools make decisions
  • The role of test scores and GPA
  • The competitive landscape - a glimpse at admissions statistics at select schools
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