Recently I got a chance to talk shop with nationally recognized testing expert, Alexis Avila. He asked me to share what I thought were the best strategies to MAKE THE MOST OF THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PROCESS DURING QUARANTINE. Click HERE and use the coupon code, PREPPEDANDPOLISHED, to get full access online-mini courses at College Admissions…

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Got a college fair coming up? A little bit of prep work can reap big payoffs. (Wait, what kind of payoff?) This article by The College Essay Guy is super helpful. The Quick Synopsis: First, the student needs to consider what is the goal of the college fair? What’s the point? Possible points besides making Mom…

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How can I help my child define a path to success? The path to success for your student leads to the college that will provide them with the best academic and personal experience, all at a cost that makes financial sense. Jessie and her team at CompassU work with you and your student to find…

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What happens when YOU… BELIEVE IN YOUR POTENTIAL, EVEN ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE RESULTS YET?

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“Jessie and her team at CompassU have been invaluable in our college selection endeavors. Chester received many generous merit scholarships offers, and we are very excited that our son will attend the College of Engineering at Montana State University. From the beginning, Jessie, using her depth of knowledge, was very helpful setting up our list…

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