College Planning 101

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    If you want to attend a top-tier college, then you'll want to get started on the college admissions process as soon as possible. Those who start early have a better chance of positioning themselves for admissions success at top-tier and Ivy League schools. Early planning will give you an edge over other high school students, so that when the application starting guns fire, you'll be ready to hit the ground running.

    The resources below will help you plan for college with professional advice on college admissions topics including PSAT/SAT prep, choosing the best high school courses, college research, summer jobs, and more.


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