Smart Q & A: Is Optional SAT really Optional?
Jun01

Smart Q & A: Is Optional SAT really Optional?

QUESTION (via Twitter): from: @suddenlyfrugal Admissions officer told us optional question on common app isn’t optional. So are SATs really optional at SAT-optional schools? ANSWER: by: Jeannie Borin, M.Ed. , founder of College-Connections The word “optional” regarding college essays and test optional colleges is a choice.  However, it is recommended to complete any optional college essays.  Admission officers are...

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Visiting College Campuses
Feb23

Visiting College Campuses

By: Jeannie Borin, M.Ed. College-Connections It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the many buildings, programs and informational tours. A preplanned checklist of what you want to see is a good idea.  Here are some things to look out for while you tour different colleges. Admission Criteria Requirements and What to Include with Application When to Apply GPA & Test Scores (if required) Scholarships Offered Student...

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On CampusChat: College Web Search Techniques with Jeannie Borin

How do you begin to search for a college on the web? "Google it," right? Then what? Did page 1 of the 22,100,00 million results in .33 seconds (ex: California colleges) help you find what you were looking for?  If not, then join us on Twitter for tonight's CampusChat at 9PM, Eastern. Our guest host is Jeannie Borin, M.Ed., president and founder of Los Angeles-based College Connections, an independent college...

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