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Should You Apply Early Decision?

A breakdown of the factors that determine whether students should apply early decision to colleges. Read More

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College Types Interview Series: Large Public University

In this five-part interview series, college alums share their experiences at different types of schools. Read More

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Demystifying the Common App's Additional Information Section

An overview of how students can successfully approach the Additional Information section of the Common Application for colleges. Read more

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Productive Career Conversations in Early High School

Guest author Jo Leonard, college admissions consultant and career coach, sheds some light on tackling the college major and career conversation in the first two years of high school. Read more

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How to Make Pre-Law Advising Work for You

What is pre-law advising, and why is it important? Read more

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Should I Pursue Pre-Law as an Undergrad?

If the Avenue Q character Princeton had asked me, “What do you do with a B.A. in English?” I would have advised him to consider law school. But he could have asked me what to do with a B.A. in any field, and I still would have said that law school could be an excellent option! Read on if you’re thinking of studying law. Read more

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Spring Semester Junior Year: The College Process Begins

Spring Semester Junior Year: The College Process Begins Read more

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The Signet Method for Studying for Finals

The Signet Method for Studying for Finals Read more

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How to Start the College Visit Process

Here at Signet, we believe that a little planning and foresight can make the mysteries of the college admissions process much less, well, mysterious. In this blog post, we’re going to demystify one piece of this process: the college visit. Read more

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Doing the College Transition Right

If your child is heading off to college, read on to learn how to make the transition easier for the both of you. Read more

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College Prep Timeline for Juniors

A simple, college prep timeline for high school juniors Read more

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Should I Apply Early?

Early admissions isn't for everybody. Find out if you are a good candidate to for early admissions. Read more

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10 Tips for Parents Sending Their Child off to College

Sending your child to college can be a tough transition. Here are 10 tips for making it successful. Read more

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Meeting the Challenges of Your Transition to College

The transition to college is exciting, but also has some challenges. Learn how to overcome them here. Read more

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When Should I Begin my College Applications?

It's your junior year. Time to start applying for college. Where do you begin? Read more

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Congratulations High School Seniors!!

You've made it through High School! Here are our best tips for making the best of College! Read more

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What is the Real Cost of College?

College is a huge investment. Knowing what the real cost is will help you invest wisely. Read more

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The Right Way to Ask Your Teachers for Help

We're passing on some golden advice on how to ask for help from your teachers. Read more

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Refining Your College List

Wondering where to apply? Read on for how to narrow your list. Read more

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What to Do After You Apply

What high school seniors should do after college apps have been submitted. Read more

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The New MCAT 2015

Upcoming changes to the MCAT and how to prepare accordingly. Read more

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Study Tips for Literature

Tips for reading a text effectively, from a Comparative Literature PhD candidate. Read more

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When to Start Studying for Finals

If you didn't wait until the last second, but also haven't been totally on top of your game since day one, we have tips for you. Read more

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Summer at Brown University

One student's experience with Brown's pre-college summer program. Read more

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The Importance of Exercise in College

Why every college student must exercise. Read more

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How Long Does GMAT Prep Take?

Everything you need to know to create your ideal individualized GMAT study plan. Read more

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How to Change Your Major

The entire Signet team went to college confident in the major we had selected, but half of us ended up changing our course of study.  Read more

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How to Approach the MMI

Medical schools are quickly adopting a new interview format, the multiple mini interview. Do you know what to expect? Read more

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Q&A with a Chemistry Tutor

When it comes to chemistry, expert feels like an understatement in describing Austin. Read more

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Q&A with a Yale Graduate

Ever wondered what it's like to go to Yale? Well, we went ahead and found out for you. Read more

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5 Tips For Acing Multiple Midterms

How to deal when you don't have the option of taking it one test at a time. Read more

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How to Apply to Graduate School

Grad school applications aren't like any you've seen before. Read more

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How to Talk to a Teacher about a Grade

The best way to approach a teacher about an unfair grade. Read more

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How to Study for Midterms

One of the best kept secrets of great students is that they don’t study for midterms the way everyone else does.  Read more

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Q&A with a Harvard Graduate

Want to know what it's like to be a Harvard student? We spoke with a 2005 Harvard grad, our own CEO, to get his first-hand account. Read more

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How to Use Online Educational Tools

Free online classes are a hot topic in education. Here's how to use them to your advantage! Read more

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How to Choose an Advisor

Hoping to pursue an MA or PhD in an academic field? You need to read this first! Read more

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How to Talk to Professors

In the final installment of this three-part series on adjusting to college, Olivia advises future and current students on how to get the most out of relationships with professors. Read more

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How to Make Friends in College

Olivia's second post in this three-part series on adjusting to college as a freshman details how she learned to adapt socially in the new college environment. Read more

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Time Management in College

One former Signet student's three-part series on beginning college, including time management, extracurriculars and working with esteemed professors.  Read more

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Q&A with a Northeastern Graduate

Ever wondered what it's like to be a student at Northeastern University in Boston, MA? We spoke with Katie, a 2011 graduate, to learn more. Read more

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When Should I Take the LSAT?

So you think you want to go to law school? One of the first things you’ll need to do is take the LSAT.  Read more

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So, You're on the Wait-List. Now What?

Do's and Don't's from a former Ivy League admissions officer. Read more

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5 Note-Taking Tips for College

As you go from high school to college, you'll need to adapt new strategies for success. Read more

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A Guide to Life at Harvard

We tapped into our staff resources to conjure up a list of things they love/loved about Harvard. Enjoy! Read more

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Do Extracurriculars Matter in College?

A former president of the Harvard Lampoon says they do. Read more

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How to Concentrate Effectively

A guide to creating the study skills you need to focus. Read more

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Case Study: Ineffective Work Habits

A Signet student does all the work, but doesn't see the results. Read more to find out what we did to help her get back on track. Read more

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Where Have Signet Students Been Accepted?

A master list of the schools where Signet students have earned acceptance. Read more

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How to Write a Paper

“The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.” -Stephen King Read more

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How Do You Choose a College?

A comprehensive overview of the essential questions to ask yourself when creating a college list. Read more

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Signet Graduate Admissions Results

A comprehensive list of the graduate schools and programs where Signet students have gained acceptance. Read more

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