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Jessica Velasco

About Jessica

Jessica has over ten years of experience in higher education and has served as an admissions officer and director. She uses her inside knowledge to help students and their families as they move through the college search and admissions process.

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Research is key when finding your best-fit school. Here are some resources for students and their families to use as they research colleges and information about the college admissions process.

Admissions Tips

10 tips for your college admissions essay | JLV College Counseling Blog

10 tips for your college admissions essay

The college admissions essay can play a big role in college admissions. Here are ten tips that can help you make your essay stand out to the admissions committee.

13 commonly overlooked things when considering colleges | JLV College Counseling Blog

13 commonly overlooked things when considering colleges

Finding a college with the majors and activities you want is usually easy. But, there is a lot more to finding a college.

Choosing the right safety schools | JLV College Counseling Blog

Choosing the right safety schools

The importance of choosing the right safety schools.

Scholarships with September 2016 deadlines | JLV College Counseling Blog

Scholarships with September 2016 deadlines

Big list of scholarships with September 2016 deadlines.

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Scholarships with August 2016 deadlines | JLV College Counseling Blog

Scholarships with August 2016 deadlines

Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. Students should seek out and apply for scholarships in which they meet the…

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Over 100 Scholarships with July 2016 deadlines | JLV College Counseling Blog

Scholarships with July 2016 deadlines

Scholarships with July 2016 deadlines | Over 100 college scholarships and contests with deadlines in July 2016

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