3 Things to Do the Summer Before College Starts

Every year, students graduate high school with the prospect of college beginning in the Fall. You should already know where you are going by the time summer arrives, but what can you do with those last few months? Here are a few suggestions for high school seniors who are thinking about how to spend their […]

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The Three Dreaded Questions Every Student Gets Asked About College

The frequent and annoying questions that parents, relatives, neighbors, and even teachers ask high school students regarding college can take an exciting part of life and make it frustrating. Here are three of the most dreaded questions you’ve probably heard over and over again: Are You Going to College? – You probably hate this question […]

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Congratulations Class of 2017 – College Acceptances!

Congratulations to Our Seniors!   Congratulations to the Class of 2017 College Planning Source students on your college acceptances! Your hard work is paying off. We are proud to announce that our seniors in the class of 2017 received admission to the following colleges:   The University of Alabama Arizona State University The University of […]

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UC, CSU, and Common Application Changes/Updates

Hello Class of 2018! The 2017-2018 application cycle will soon be upon us! Here are some changes that will be made to commonly used applications of California Students.: UC Updates The new Personal Insight (essay) questions: the questions were chosen evenly during the 2016-2017 application cycle (no certain questions were answered more often than others) […]

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What Standardized Tests To Take For College and When to Take Them

What Standardized Tests to Take and When to Take Them Understanding standardized test type and timing is critical to the college application and planning process. It is important to ensure that your student has all of their tests planned so they can ensure that they will meet application requirements and get a sense of where […]

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Parents with Juniors in High School – Less than a year and counting!

Hello Parents! In less than one year, your Class of 2018 student will be done with their college applications and will begin receiving their early action application results. Here are a few things that you’ll want to start focusing on to ensure that they’ll be ready to begin the applications! Project their GPA Schools will […]

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Juniors: Start the Common Application now!

Great news: the Common Application has confirmed that juniors can create a Common Application account now and fill out the basic information, which can be rolled over for the 2016-2017 application cycle. Think about how great it will be to have that part of the application done, leaving you time to focus on essays! The […]

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February – Local Lectures, Seminars and Other Events!

February 2016 Lectures, Seminars, and Other Events Follow the links to register for these free events! UCSD: 1) Origins of Genus Homo Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny Date: Friday, February 05, 2016 https://calendar.ucsd.edu/DisplayEventDetail.asp?iEventID=189104&iSubCatID=&iRoomID=   2) William S. Lerach speaks on “The Holocaust Litigations: Is Holding Corporate Evil Accountable an Impossible Dream?” Department […]

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How Advanced Placement Classes Can Help Pay for College

Advanced Placement (AP) classes are classes students can take while in high school that can earn them college credit before they even step foot on a college campus. AP courses are a phenomenal way for high school students (and their parents) to get a jump on college and save an enormous amount of money in […]

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