2018 Spring College Fairs & Information Sessions

Spring is the season for students and parents to attend college fairs and information sessions. These are terrific opportunities to connect with admissions representatives and learn more about prospective colleges. Here is The Coach's list of suggested spring events:...

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2018-19 Common App Essay Prompts

The Common App Essay Prompts for the class of 2019 are available: 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 share your...

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Junior Year To-Do List

Attention Juniors! Here is a list of important to-do items to help guide your college planning journey: ✓ Complete College Matching Surveys - Super Match & College Board’s Big Future College Search ✓ Schedule on-campus visits ✓ Demonstrate interest in the schools that...

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5 Reasons To Take The ACT

Did you know that there's an alternative option to the SAT for college admissions testing? Here's 5 reasons why The Coach strongly recommends taking the ACT, either instead of or in addition to the SAT. (1) More US high school students took the ACT in 2016. 2,090,342...

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The Coach’s New College Essay Database for 2017

A New Resource Available to ACC Clients! Dear Seniors, In an effort to help you organize your college application essays, The Coach has compiled the writing prompts and requirements for dozens of the most applied to colleges in the country. In the spreadsheet, simply...

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2017-18 SAT/ACT Test Dates

Below is the calendar of SAT & ACT test dates for the 2017-18 school year. Note that the College Board has added an August SAT administration, and eliminated the January test date. The new August test date will be valuable for rising seniors, especially those applying...

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