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College Admissions for Complex Students

College Admissions for Complex Students

Complex teens deserve a customized method for making crucial decisions about their future. Learn more about Signet’s secret-sauce framework …
Get on Track with College Applications This Summer

Summer: The Time for College Applications

Summer is right around the corner and it’s the perfect time for students to get on track with college applications …
How to Build a Stellar College List

How to Build a Stellar College List

How can students and their parents go about creating a stellar college list? Read Signet’s step-by-step guide …
6 tips for transforming a college essay

6 Tips for Transforming a College Essay

The revising and editing stage of writing a college essay evolves a decent essay into a great one. Discover six …
How does the college waitlist work?

How Does the College Waitlist Work?

Being waitlisted puts students in a liminal space that can be excruciating to navigate—but there is hope. Discover what to …
Dos and Don'ts of College Recommendations

Dos and Don’ts of College Recommendations

College recommendations can carry a tremendous amount of weight in a student’s application. Discover the dos and don’ts of recommendations …
How to Stand Out in the College Admissions Crowd

How to Stand Out in the College Admissions Crowd

How can students stand out in a highly competitive college admissions landscape? Discover our #1 secret to getting into college …
How to Get the Most Out of Financial Aid for College

How to Get the Most Out of Financial Aid for College

Want to know how to get the most out of aid for college—regardless of income? You have to know the …
When to Start Planning for College Admissions

When to Start Planning for College Admissions

Parents of college-bound students often ask us when they should start thinking about the college admissions process. It’s a great …
Dos and Don’ts of Talking to a High School Junior

Dos and Don’ts of Talking to a High School Junior

High school juniors are inundated with questions about the future. Discover how to support your teen with the right questions …