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Colleges seek students who are a great match. With online applications, colleges have more and more applicants and, thus, need ways to differentiate amongst them. As a result, an increasing number of schools are using demonstrated interest as a factor in the admissions process. We need to help high school juniors understand that, while demonstrated interest can be a significant factor in the admission process, they do not have to spend a ton of money to learn more about or even visit many colleges on their list. This spring, high school juniors can begin the process of getting to know colleges all around the country–and for little or no money.

Demonstrating Their Interest: Strategies for Students to Learn About Colleges ...

This is prime time for helping high school juniors pick their pivotal senior year schedules. Below are several tips to help guide you and your students through this key process as the rigor of a student’s high school experience is a core factor in the college admission’s process. Please remember that colleges are looking for academically committed and passionate students and that senior years should be the peak of their high school experience not a plateau or downhill slope. Our tips include how to help students select their schedules as well as other tips for making their academic experiences powerful throughout their senior years of high school.

Planning Powerful Senior Year Schedules