NS College Consulting Blog

When you start applying to college, you’ll often hear plenty about all the things you should be doing to demonstrate your interest in attending each college you apply to. For many students, this can feel like a huge task that includes many moving parts. Should you attend every recruiting event to show your interest? Do you need to sign-up with every school at the college fair?   Read more

Senioritis hits students across the country at around the same time. As your senior year of high school draws to a close, it’s only natural for you to switch into autopilot mode. You’ve spent the last four years working harder than you’ve ever worked before toward your academic future.    Read more

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Creating A Balanced College List: Part Two

Thursday, December 26, 2019

ACT 2020 Changes-Part Two

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Receiving a Deferral: Next Steps

When applying to a school during the early decision or early action period, there is always the chance that the admissions office may choose to defer an application. When this happens, students are often left with more questions than answers. What are the next steps? What can I do, as a student, to increase my chances during the regular decision period? To understand how you can improve your chances, it’s important that you first understand why colleges choose to defer some early applications.  Read more

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Up Close with College Applications

Time to Apply: Most applications are available to submit sometime between August and December of senior year. It is typically advantageous to apply earlier rather than later, and students should become familiar with the different deadline options available at each school.    Read more

Friday, August 16, 2019

Finding your Passion

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

What I Wish I Knew

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