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Graduation Is Just The Beginning

February 5, 2019

The Harvard Arab Alumni Association and the Harvard Society of Arab Students invite you to a workshop on diversity, graduate school opportunities, and maximizing your college experience! The workshop will be lead by HAAA Director Hamada Zahawi, who has 10+ years of experience as an Admissions Consultant and interviewer. When: Thursday, February 7, 2019 @…

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Here’s Why You Need an Admissions Consultant this New Year

January 21, 2019

2019 is here! That means getting started on your goals for this new year. An estimated 20 million people are expected to enroll in colleges in 2019 – 2020. The best time to plan your application and get ahead of the competition is now! And the best way to get ahead? Hiring an admissions consultant.…

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What To Do if You’ve Been Deferred

December 24, 2018

Top FOUR Tips for Responding to a Deferral from Early College Admissions Read Time: 6 minutes Decision season is upon us! Just over a week ago, Harvard released its decisions for what was likely the most competitive early admissions cycle in Harvard history (according to the Harvard Crimson). You may have received an email that…

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5 FAST FAFSA FACTS to ensure you get money you deserve!

December 15, 2018

2018 is coming to a close. You’ve finished your application to college/ grad school (or you’re almost there!). Now what? Well, remember that getting in is only half the battle! Attending and paying for college/ grad school is the other half. In fact, the cost of college has increased by 13% in the past 5…

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3 Tips to Stay Productive, Creative, and Mentally Rested During the Holidays

November 17, 2018

Brace yourself – the holidays are coming! It’s already November, and that means it’s almost time to enjoy being around family, feasting on pies, and getting cozy by the fireplace (or at least the couch!). However, it also means that admissions deadlines are approaching for many undergraduate and graduate programs across the country (not to…

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The 4 Reasons why you NEED an MBA…from a Top-Tier Business School

November 1, 2018

“I’m thinking of an MBA” – you’ve probably heard this a lot, and we have too. After all, a whopping 96% of employers say that hiring MBAs adds value to their companies. But given the costs and time away from work, should you really do it? In our opinion, based on over 10 years of…

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Attention International Students: 3 Tips to Get In and Succeed at U.S. Universities

October 4, 2018

How can an international student have success applying to a U.S. university? Nearly 25 % of all international students study in the U.S. This is more than any other country in the world. Yet, recent statistics (2017) show that there is a 4% drop of U.S.-bound international students. This is due largely to visa limitations,…

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After Acceptance: Finding Alternative Financing for Education

September 18, 2018

You’ve just gotten accepted into your dream school, but now you need to start thinking about how you are planning on financing your education. College Debt It is everyone’s nightmare. You’ve maximized available admissions resources to get into the school and program of your dreams, but you’re not sure how you’ll pay for even one…

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