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2011-11-03 07:44:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Higher Education Association has named Harvey Manger-Weil "Best SAT Tutor in America" in recognition of his unique ability to teach students how to beat the SAT in just five hours of instruction. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111103/CG98862) "Harvey Manger-Weil, who calls himself 'The College Wizard', has distinguished himself in a 30-year career of consistently coaching students to remarkable 500, 600 and even 700...

2011-10-19 10:05:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, College Confidential's mobile application exceeded 51,000 downloads since its launch eight months ago. Now at the height of the college admissions season, high school students are searching for real, unsolicited advice on navigating the admissions process. College Confidential and its mobile app provide information that goes far beyond course offerings and enrollment statistics to help students find a school that best meets their needs,...

2011-10-18 06:35:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Student recruiting firm TargetX has recognized two of the top colleges in the South for their innovative approaches to recruitment marketing. Saint Leo University in Florida has received the 5th annual X Award in recognition of an institution that has made great strides in "overthrowing dead culture," the phrase adopted by TargetX CEO Brian Wm. Niles to represent the company's philosophy of modernizing admissions marketing. And Brad...

2011-10-04 07:57:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Students preparing for the rigors of the college admissions process have an easy and affordable solution with PossibilityU.com, an innovative online alternative to traditional college counseling. Launching today, PossibilityU makes world-class college admissions counseling available to any student who has Internet access, thus giving every student a competitive edge to get into the school of their choice. The service combines an engaging,...

2011-09-20 16:42:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most stressful times in any college-bound student's life is choosing colleges to apply to and starting the admissions process. A new service, CollegeSolved(TM), makes the process personal by allowing prospective students to learn more about a college's on-campus experience through a host of tools, including free conversations with current college students. CollegeSolved offers numerous resources to assist college-bound students,...

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...

2011-08-25 08:07:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EssayExcellence (essayexcellence.net) has introduced a new service that helps high school and college seniors differentiate themselves from other applicants in their admissions essays. Aspiring students can upload the essay topics on the admission application along with their self-written response in draft form and receive expert help from one of the company's tutors, all of whom have earned graduate degrees. Turn-around time is minimal; a typical...

2011-08-16 12:41:00

First-ever program makes checking admission status even easier ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Medical School has launched M.D.Stat+, a free application designed for prospective medical school students to check their admission status. The app is now available for iPhones and Androids, but the mobile-friendly site it's based on is accessible via any smartphone's web browser. A top 10 medical school with more than 5,000 applications...

2011-08-09 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, and OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hobsons, the leader in Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software, and iParadigms, the leading provider of plagiarism prevention solutions, today announced that Turnitin® for Admissions is now fully integrated within Hobsons' ApplyYourself. In 2010, more than 550 admission offices used Hobsons' ApplyYourself to process applications. This fall, admission offices at undergraduate and graduate schools can...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

Company Passes 1,000 College Essays and Personal Statement Examples Uploaded Within One Week of Launching New Site Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Acceptional today announced that in the same week as the launch of their new website, which allows college students to share successful college application essays with applicants, they have also surged past a significant milestone "“ over 1,000 college essays uploaded. The news marks a major step in the startup's mission of...