Admission Consulting

What Your Child Needs to Know About Their Social Media Presence for College Admission and Professional Life

Social media has grown into something that could make or break you in the professional world. When you first made your Facebook account and were a young teen, you may not have been thinking too hard about what you were putting online, because you weren’t aware that it could someday be seen by a potential employer. But once you begin looking at colleges and applying to jobs, it’s important to keep in mind that they…

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Meridian Academy Information Sessions

Boston Tutoring Services is excited to share the Open House dates of local schools. Take the time to research these schools and visit the ones that seem like a good fit for your family. Open Houses are a great way to experience a day on campus and meet the staff. This week we are featuring Meridian Academy located in Jamaica Plain, MA.  The Meridian Academy Information Sessions for fall 2019 are as follows: Wednesday, October…

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Is Early Decision or Early Action Right for You?

You may be wondering whether early decision or early action is right for you. If you are going into your senior year, you’re probably feeling a lot of excitement and relief that you only have one more year until you’re off in the real world. Finally, no more high school. But there are some serious decisions you need to make very soon, and the best way to know where you’ll want to apply is to…

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10 Ways to Prevent Choosing the Wrong School for Your Child

Choosing the right school for your child can make all the difference in his or her successful academic career. The good news is that there are many options in education beyond the public school down the street today. The bad news is that the abundance of options often leaves parents in a quandary over how to choose the right school for their children. It is important to know what to look for in a school…

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Is Your Child Applying to Private School or College This January? 

It’s important to start connecting with the private schools or colleges that your child is interested in, because schools keep track of the amount of times that you express interest and use this information to help determine admission. It’s a good idea to start early in selecting the list of schools to which you will apply, and to develop a timeline of all due dates and materials required for admission. If your child is applying for private school, this…

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Five of the Best Colleges in MA

Did you know that some of the top-ranked universities in the nation are located right here in Massachusetts? Read on to find out more about five of the best colleges in the state. 1. Harvard University  AT A GLANCE Location: Cambridge Tuition: $40,418 Campus: Midsize/city Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, and is considered one of the most prestigious in the nation. Its 21,000 students pick…

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Time to Put Together your College Applications

For high school seniors, this time of year is a mixed bag. On one hand, you’re in your last year of high school and are excited for the future. On the other, it’s time to put together your college applications. When it came time for me to apply to colleges, I felt pretty overwhelmed. This was the first time that I was applying for something so important, and hearing colleges constantly talked about by everyone…

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Meridian Academy Admissions Information Sessions

Here is some information about Meridian Academy’s open houses and information sessions: “Meridian Academy’s Admissions Information Sessions for the coming fall are: Wednesday, October 26th at 7 – 8:30 PM and Monday, December 19th at 7 – 8:30 PM. For families who want to see things in action, our students will be sharing their learning Wednesday, December 7th for our first trimester Exhibition Evening.” “Meridian Academy is a diverse, project-based secondary school that serves students…

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Letters of Recommendation

Letter of recommendation: How To Ask For It Writing a college letter of recommendation requires considerable effort. Don’t just blurt out a request to a supervisor or instructor you see walking down the hallway. Choose your letter of recommendation writers carefully, and plan out your timing and approach. Most importantly, don’t procrastinate. Ask someone who knows you well When deciding on whom to ask, don’t simply think of those classes in which you have done…

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