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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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  • I got my first decision this past weekend...and I got into UC Berkeley's school of engineering!!  I love UC Berkeley and I'm so…

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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
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