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July 8, 2019

Social media can help students get into college. Juniors and seniors who are building their college lists should follow colleges they are interested in on social media, including Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and others. Many colleges admit to looking...

The University of California application has been newly redesigned. Launching in August, it  focuses on improved usability, accessibility, and overall user experience of the application, and includes these features:

• A fresh new look and a responsive, modernized design


March 24, 2019

The University of California is releasing admission decisions this month and many students are finding themselves waitlisted. The UC states: "Whether or not a campus will offer admission to students on a waitlist depends on a number of factors, including the number of...

February 19, 2019

The Coalition For College application has announced their essay prompts for 2019-2020. Students can begin writing their essays anytime after starting an application and save the the drafts in their My Coalition locker.

The prompts for the 2019-20 application years...

January 23, 2019

2019-2020 Common Application Essay Prompts are remaining the same as last year.

1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please sh...

November 7, 2018

Nov 1 early action deadlines are past, and it's time to focus on the Nov 15 early deadlines as well as the University of California and California State colleges deadline of Nov 30! Helping students with college admissions is a lot like solving a puzzle; what needs to...

August 20, 2018

Seniors! Here are some dates to note.

August 1 University of California application opens.

November 1-30 Submit your UC application during this time.

October 1  California State University application opens. 

November 1-30  Submit your CSU application during this time...

August 5, 2018

Coalition Essay Prompts for the 2017-19 application year

  • Tell a story from your life, describing an experience that either demonstrates your character or helped to shape it.

  • Describe a time when you made a meaningful contribution to others in which the gr...

February 11, 2017

With the new prompts the Common App constituents hope to create more opportunities for students from all backgrounds, regardless of resources available to them to see themselves and their stories within the prompts.

1. Some students have a background, identity, interest...

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