Jan. Feature: What You Should Be Doing This Month for Your Admissions Plan


With the holidays behind you and a new semester on the horizon, the college admissions process is either in full swing (if you're a senior) or just getting started (if you're a junior). Some college deadlines have not passed yet, and many seniors are still finalizing applications and essays for those schools. Fortunately, by the time this month ends, most students will have some of the stress from the admissions process behind them.

January is a good time to tie up any loose ends and finalize your applications, advises Colette King, a college admissions consultant in Durham, N.C. She offers the following tips for each grade level so you can stay on track with your admissions plan.

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