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Author: kmurphy Created: Tuesday, August 25, 2009
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Seniors are seasoned pros by now, and are celebrating the good news of their college acceptances. A year from now, juniors will be in their place, having to decide next steps about where to enroll. If you haven’t already started...

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The Common Application has released their 2017-2018 essay prompts after reviewing feedback from high school seniors,...

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Now is a fantastic time for juniors (and even sophomores) to be forward thinking, and incorporate some college visits into their...

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During a time when students need to focus on sending off the rest of their college applications, it can be extremely deflating to get a letter of deferral from your early college choice. There are a few things that you can...

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The University of Chicago, Georgia Tech, University of Illinois and Johns Hopkins University are hosting a joint presentation in Bellevue on August 23rd.  Attending this presentation will allow you to know a little bit more about...

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Alaska Airline's magazine features Murphy College Consultants: "High school students typically start launching their searches in January of their junior years, says Kiersten Murphy, an Issaquah, Washington - based independent...

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I just wanted to wish all of my students the best of luck with the rest of your decisions in the coming weeks.  Please keep me posted about the good news, whether it be a great big envelope in the mail, or a video welcoming you to your future college campus via email.

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If you are interested in taking a deeper look at some colleges that fly under the radar, but are arguably just as significant as those big 'name brand' schools, take a look at Loren Pope's book Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL)...

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If you are a high school senior, there are some things that you can do this summer to make the most of your two months ‘off’ to best prepare for the college application process. By now, you should be in the thick of things...

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On May 3rd, the National Association of College Admission Counseling released the results of their space availability survey. 375 colleges across the United States reported that they are still accepting applications for either...

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