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2011-09-12 12:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help minimize the confusion of applying to colleges, and to help streamline the process, Parchment Inc. recently launched parchment.com, a free website that gives students tools they need to find colleges that would be right for them, and lets them request transcripts online. Parchment Inc., the nation's leading provider of academic credential data solutions to schools, universities, and the individuals they educate, created...

2011-04-29 17:20:00

NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By May 1, college-bound students across the country and from around the globe will need to notify a specific U.S. college of their intent to attend this fall. While some students will be accepting admission at their top-choice school, still many others will be accepting admission to another school on their list. IvyWise, an internationally recognized college admissions counseling company, and ApplyWise.com, the first online interactive college...

2010-11-19 14:01:00

BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For time-pressed students with higher education on their minds, deadlines for applying to their preferred colleges are fast approaching. Indeed, the vast majority of college applications are due by December 1st. Needless to say, completing the required forms and essays, gathering the necessary transcripts and recommendation letters and then getting them all in on time can weigh heavily on students this time of year. ConnectEDU makes the college...

2009-11-23 07:30:00

BOSTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, (www.connectedu.net) the Web-based leader in empowering students to manage their education and launch their career, today announced that 21 new colleges have signed on as SuperAPP partners since the solution was launched just four weeks ago. Additionally, SuperAPP was a key component of "College Application Week" in Detroit (October 26-29) where over 4,000 college applications were completed by seniors at 28 Detroit Public High Schools in just...

2009-10-27 10:44:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since its launch in 2001, North Carolina's college access web portal CFNC.org has continually grown its user base while at the same time streamlining the college application process for students and counselors. CFNC.org serves as North Carolina's one stop shop to "plan, apply, and pay for college," utilizing proven technologies and partnerships with the state's educational systems to reduce administrative burdens and costs, and most...

2008-09-21 15:00:23

If you have a child who has applied to college in recent years, or know anyone who has gone through that stressful process, you are aware that the competition for admission has increased dramatically. Stories abound of students with 4.2 GPAs and 2200 SAT scores being rejected by their first, second and third choice schools. Admissions decisions, especially at highly selective colleges, are unpredictable and often seem arbitrary. As competition has intensified, anxiety levels have shot up...