How to Find the Right College
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1. September of 1976, four years after the groundbreaking passage of Title IX, I was a 6th grade girl
exiting her moms Ford Pinto for football tryouts. I
walked towards a small gathering of boys huddled near
Should I apply early to college? Generally, the answer to that question is a
resounding, Yes! All too many students wait until the amen minute to submit
the bulk of their applications when they could take advantage of Rolling, Early
5 Things an Aspiring Student-Athlete Should Do Now!
Byline: Emily Wagner Gallagher is a former DI basketball player (Stanford
89), educator (M. Ed. Harvard 94), and current independent educational
consultant (Edge Academics & Athletics).
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Timelines and Testing
College Admissions Process
Founder, Edge Academics & Athletics
College Application Timeline
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ShhhDont Talk About College With 9th Graders
A few years ago while giving a presentation to parents of middle school and early
high school students, a mom challenged the notion of discussing college with her
tween and 9th grader. Too much pressure, she sa
Teacher Check-In Meetings
Directions: Establish brief (5-10 minute) meetings with each core academic teacher. In the
immediate, the purpose of these meetings is to create positive rapport with each instructor so that
1) they know that you care about the c
Supplemental Question Steps
1. Read the supplemental question. What is the question essentially asking?
Keep your answer in mind as you address the prompt.
2. A word on style: Generally, supplemental questions are NOT the place to
be creative, using a lot