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Importance of High School Research

As a high school student, writing a research paper might seem daunting, unfamiliar, and perhaps even unnecessary when considered along with the burden of schoolwork you might already have. However, here are five reasons high school research is incredibly important- 1. Develop Critical Thinking Skills Writing a research paper in high school is a fantastic […]

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Reading College Rankings

U.S. News Rankings, Business Week Rankings, QS World Rankings, Forbes Rankings which rankings should you base your college selection on and are college rankings really the best way to shortlist your colleges? This post is not to examine the various ranks and what that reflects about the school. This post is to understanding the ranking […]

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Summer School? But its not even Spring!!

While winter is barely over, and Grade 12 students are in the midst of exams and preparation, it’s time to think of Summer Schools for students in Grade 9, 10 and 11! You may think college applications are long off but unfortunately, time goes by faster than you think. Every year we get lots of […]

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What should you do when deferred?

When applying to colleges in the early round – Early Decision or Early Action, there are three possible outcomes: – Accepted – Yay! – Rejected – 🙁 – Deferred – ? I think a deferral notification can feel mildly traumatic – “This must mean I won’t get accepted anywhere!”  So lets explain what is going […]

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Should you give the PSAT?

Say you’re in the Ninth or Tenth grade, and you have your sights set on the United States of America as your intended college destination. You have all the plans to get yourself ready for the mad rush of Grade 12. The timeline has been set and you are working your way up, taking one […]

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