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2012-04-12 23:01:04

Test Prep Authority, a free, online SAT and ACT resource center, had just added free SAT and ACT score generators to their site. These generators draw scores from a database of every major college and university in the US, letting students know what scores they need for admission, and what they have to do to reach those scores in time for their tests. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 As competition for college admission becomes more heated, students need ever-higher SAT and ACT...

2012-04-10 10:58:16

Study suggests that racial quotas for college admissions remain the most efficient way to diversify campuses Changes to college admission policies in Texas have been detrimental to Hispanics, according to Dr. Angel Harris and Dr. Maria Tienda from Princeton University in the US. Their work shows that despite popular claims that the “top 10 percent law” has restored diversity to Texas'  flagship universities, Hispanics are more disadvantaged relative to whites under this...

2012-02-16 13:57:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- College Coach®, the nation's leading provider of college advisory services to high school students and their families, will be hosting The Five Most Common Myths and Avoidable Mistakes webinar at 1:00 p.m. EST on February 28. Experts from College Coach will discuss the biggest mistakes parents and students make during the college admissions process and explain exactly what college admissions officers are seeking from prospective...

2012-02-01 09:54:00

System emulates live interviews for admissions officials, recruiters and applicants PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS), the world's leading measurement and research organization, has established LikeLive, a video interviewing platform, through the acquisition of MyCollegei. LikeLive is a cutting-edge, user-friendly platform created to assist colleges, universities, and corporations in more effectively managing their application...

2011-12-14 09:01:00

As college and university application deadlines approach, many applicants will have their application essays checked for plagiarism by Turnitin® for Admissions OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- iParadigms, the leading provider of plagiarism prevention and detection solutions, today announced that more than 100 organizations that require original writing as a part of their college application process are using Turnitin for Admissions to help...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Application Boot Camp® and U.S.News & World Report have joined forces to offer students a simple, low-tech opportunity: a live teleseminar on December 19 at 7:30 p.m. EST to learn proven Application Boot Camp® techniques for conquering the college application. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO</font> ) From the comfort of your home, call in...

2011-12-05 03:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- How can ambitious applicants break through the competition and secure a place in a top MBA program? In their new book, "MBA Admissions for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools" (ISBN 9781466294981), veteran admissions consultants Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen lay out a practical, succinct guide to the applications process, including how to define post-MBA goals and establish "fit" with a program, as well as how...

2011-11-28 09:00:00

University looks to expand national awareness for programs, showcase student life and enrich admissions experience for both students and parents Milwauke, WI (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), an independent university with 2,500 students and a reputation for ingenuity, announces the launch of its new, online community designed to revolutionize the admissions process. The new community experience, Bridge, was brought to life by social business agency 7Summits,...

2011-11-28 09:30:00

Milwaukee School of Engineering, an independent non-profit university offering business, engineering and nursing degrees, has launched a new social community platform that has revamped the college admission process. Milwaukee, Wis. (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) has taken the college admission process to the next level by launching Bridge, a dynamic social community platform. The university partnered with 7Summits to develop the online community where...

2011-11-10 16:48:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools applying to college this fall can now request electronic high school transcripts via CFNC.org. "An electronic option for the submission of transcripts is a wonderful opportunity for our students and counselors," said Karen Thomas, executive director of Charlotte- Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Support Services Since its launch in 2001, North Carolina's college access web portal CFNC.org has...