Author Archives: Purvi Mody

7 Things Parents Should Never Say during the Admissions Process

Going through the college admissions process is tough for a child. Parents: don’t make it harder! Here’s a comprehensive list of things to avoid.

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Top 10 College Mistakes Students Make Every Day

College is a great experience! Don’t waste your time by making any of these 10 college mistakes.

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8 Steps to Prepare to Study Abroad

Did you get into a study abroad program? Now is the time to start preparing! Use this checklist to be sure you’re ready for anything.

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Top 10 Summer Tasks for College Admissions

Use your extra time this summer to get ahead on your college admissions process. Start these 10 tasks now!

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Deferred? Don’t Worry!

Did your college application get deferred? Don’t worry! A deferment is actually a positive thing and here’s why.

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The 2013 Common App: Don’t Hit Submit Without Reading These 10 Tips!

Written by Purvi Mody for StudentAdvisor There has been quite a bit of grumbling in the media about the new version of the Common Application, the main application system for more than 500 colleges and universities. Admissions officers, high school counselors, and admissions experts around the country have all weighed in on the Common Application’s improvements […]

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College Applications: Writing a Personal Statement that Doesn’t Suck

                High school seniors across the world are now embarking on the daunting yet exciting task of writing the all important college essays. For many, this is the first time that they have ever had to write a personal statement. But luckily the subject matter is one that […]

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