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Understanding Your College Responses

Understanding Your College Responses

Part of the college application process is acclimating to a new glossary of terms and acronyms, some of which are more intuitive than others. As we move into the final part of the application cycle and seniors receive notices from the schools to which they applied, it...

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What Do You Want in a College?

What Do You Want in a College?

  One of the very first steps of the college application process is determining what criteria will shape your student’s list of potential schools. At SFC, we focus on three pillars when constructing a college list: academic, personal, and financial fit. We...

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Acing the College Interview

Acing the College Interview

Some universities, particularly schools with highly selective acceptance rates, recommend or even require that prospective students have an interview with an admissions officer or alumni as part of their application. This provides an opportunity for admissions to get...

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Campus Safety for LGBTQ Students

Campus Safety for LGBTQ Students

Now that your student will be on their own at college, it’s a comfort to know that they’re in an environment that has infrastructure in place to protect and support the school’s population. For students in the LGBTQ community, concerns about health and safety may be...

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De-stress Your College Essay

De-stress Your College Essay

Attention, rising seniors: summer is the perfect time to work on your college essay! Also known as your personal statement, this essay is an opportunity for college admissions readers to get to know you beyond your transcript and test scores. It may seem daunting to...

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Female Students with ADHD: How IECS Can Help

Female Students with ADHD: How IECS Can Help

Originally published July 31, 2021 by Eric Endlich, Ph.D | ADHD, College special accommodations, High school students, LD, Parenting, Special needs accommodations in college for LD with Sharon Saline, Psy.D.  Nia had been so excited to go to college. She’d been...

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