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The Competitive Nature of College Admissions for Asian Americans

Getting into a top university is no easy feat – especially for Asian Americans. We all know that college admissions is competitive, but how competitive is it? In fact, when we speak to parents and students across the country,  one of the common misconceptions we encounter is that students and parents don’t really understand how …

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The Modern Day 4.0 and 1600 SAT Score Student Is No Longer Impressive

The modern day 4.0 GPA and 1600 SAT score student is no longer impressive. Back then, the Ivy Leagues had a rubric called an Academic Index that was used to rank students according to their academic profile on the basis of their GPA, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, and AP Exam scores. Stronger scores and more …

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Why You Should Hire a Professional College Consultant

One of the biggest mistakes that you can make in the college admissions process is not taking your application seriously enough. And not knowing how to write the personal statement. In that case, your best bet might be to hire a professional college consultant who understands how to help you craft a powerful personal statement …

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Getting into the Ivy League for Asian Americans

Getting into an Ivy League is tough – especially for Asian Americans. As the baby boomers and population have steadily increased, enrollment rates for Asian Americans at the nation’s most competitive universities have stayed at the same rate – slightly under 20%. It’s no secret that college admissions is most competitive for Asian Americans and …

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