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Facebook Live Recap: Ask America's College Counselor (10.2.23)

My October session of Ask America's College Counselor brought out students and parents from across the country asking questions on topics like Early Decision and Early Action, the digital SAT, submitting test scores, and much more!

If you missed this month's Facebook Live Q&A, keep reading for a list of some of the questions I answered and to watch the full video.

  • What tips do you have for a current senior applying to Johns Hopkins Early Decision?
  • Are Early Action admission rates better than Regular Decision?
  • What is the difference between Early Decision and Early Action?
  • What do highly selective colleges think about a study hall for senior year?
  • What's your advice on submitting test scores?
  • What is the maximum number of times you recommend taking the SAT?
  • When are Early Action decisions typically released?
  • Do you recommend attaching a resume when it says “optional” for selective colleges?
  • Should my junior take the paper SAT in November or wait until March for the digital version?
  • How important is having your best ACT score in one sitting versus superscored?
  • How should I answer this optional essay prompt: What else, if anything, would you wish the Admissions Committee to know about your candidacy?
  • Is it a good idea to apply for a multicultural tour for students?
  • What are your thoughts on keeping three varsity sports if the student is not a recruited athlete?

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