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16th April, 2021

10 Unique Colleges and Universities

There are a lot of lists out there when you are researching or looking at different colleges. You can find lists that rank the best value, most selective, or even the top party school. While our list isn't necessarily comprehensive (there are a lot of unique schools!), we included a...

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9th April, 2021

The Best Resources for International College Admissions

Hoping to attend college in the U.S.? With all the changes happening in admissions for colleges in the U.S., it's no wonder you may be struggling to get started. We've compiled the best resources to help you navigate this process. Check them out below!  1. Best YouTube Video or ChannelSuperTutorTV -...

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14th February, 2021

2021 ACT® Exam Dates

Taking the ACT this year? See below for the 2021 test dates and registration dates. In order to register for the ACT, visit act.org.       Test Date April 17, 2021 June 12, 2021 July 17, 2021* September 11, 2021 Registration Date March 12, 2021 May 7, 2021 June 18,...

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14th February, 2021

2021 SAT® Exam Dates

Taking the SAT this year? See below for the 2021 test dates and registration dates. In order to register for the SAT, visit this website.      Test Date March 13, 2021 May 8, 2021 June 5, 2021 August 28, 2021* October 2, 2021* November 6, 2021* December 4, 2021*...

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6th February, 2021

College Admissions Glossary of Terms

Navigating the college admissions process is tricky! Sometimes it may seem like people are using a whole different language to talk about it. Check out the list below for the top terms and their definitions to help you understand everything you need to know to get into college.   ACT®:...

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28th December, 2020

College Admissions Timeline

Determining what to focus on and which tests you should take and when can be very challenging for any student. Add on extracurricular activities and college applications and it can feel downright overwhelming. This college admissions timeline hits on the major milestones or things that you should think about doing...

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19th October, 2020

Quality vs. Quantity: How to Build the Best Activities List

A lot of students often ask, “How many activities should I have on my college application?” Unfortunately, the answer to this question isn’t a cut and dry number. Do colleges want to see that you’ve spent time applying yourself outside of the classroom? Yes. Do colleges want to see a...

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19th August, 2020

Why College Tracker?

When I was applying to college most people kept their accomplishments in a cardboard box. They took their report cards, play programs, photographs, and other mementos, and placed them in a safe space to keep track of what they had done.   When it came time to fill out a...

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20th June, 2020

How to Build Your Activities List During the Pandemic

Covid-19 has been challenging and scary at best. It’s also limited your ability to complete the typical activities that you can list on your college applications like group sports, drama club, and anything that really involves going outside of your home. This can be especially troubling if you are in...

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