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The philosophy behind Your College Your Way is that the traditional academic path--graduating at 18 to four-years-and-football--does not fit everyone. Your perfect fit college might offer only one class at a time, or accept you after 8th grade, or even be a gap year in Guatemala. Either way, we can prepare you to be a successful college student.

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  • Find and focus on schools that will maximize admission chances and scholarship money.

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  • Learn what you should not write in your essays and how to deal with difficult subjects.

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  • Take college conflict off the dinner table and leave the nagging to me.

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  • Meet all the incremental deadlines leading up to application submissions.

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16 Jan, 2019

Listen to the audio version here. Happy New Year! Welcome to 2019. Over the break I was thinking about how great it was to be a kid during the holiday…

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15 Jan, 2019

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14 Jan, 2019

The Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program awards more than $100,000 every year, completely based on essays written by the applicants, who need not be…

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FROM THE BLOG7 Aug, 2018

What Are Some Examples of Cliché College Essay Topics

Unfortunately, many students choose to write their college essays on the same few, tired topics. Please avoid these! How I won the big game (or “how I lost the big game and then worked and worked and worked on my skills… Read More
15 Jan, 2019

RT @AmericanMensa: I’m Only 9, And I’m Already In College. Here’s What Life Is Like For Me.

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