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The Senior Toolkit is not just a college admissions e-book- its a complete set of tools, including videos and other companion materials, that will help high school seniors understand how to approach the college application process intelligently andMoreThe Senior Toolkit is not just a college admissions e-book- its a complete set of tools, including videos and other companion materials, that will help high school seniors understand how to approach the college application process intelligently and effectively. Don’t just “survive” application season–submit a solid application that maximizes your chances of acceptance to each college on your list.The Senior Toolkit contains the following sections:Section 1: Your Senior YearFrom juggling difficult classes to fending off inquisitive friends and relatives, senior year can be incredibly stressful. But it doesn’t have to be that way! This section, with its Application Season Calendar, “Senior Year” video and more, will help you know what to expect.Section 2: The ApplicationTime consuming? Yes. Mind-numbingly complex? It doesn’t have to be. But understanding the nuts and bolts of the college application—its six parts, and how to approach each of them—is critical. Watch the video in this section, and you’ll know everything you need to know in less than five minutes!Section 3: Choosing a MajorThis is a daunting task: choosing what you want to do for the rest of your life…or at least what you want to study for the next few years. But do you have to choose now? The answer, as usual, is a resounding “that depends”. When you finish this section, including the “Choosing a Major” video, you’ll have a much better idea where you stand.Section 4: College InterviewsAs with many things in life, a successful college interview is about preparedness. In this section, with its mock interview session and fun “College Interviews” video, you’ll learn how to prepare for—and ace—your college interview.Section 5: Application DeadlinesRegular decision, early decision, early action, single choice early action, binding, non-binding… what does it all mean? Sure, it’s complicated, but when you finish this section—especially its five-minute video—you’ll know exactly what each of those terms mean, and how they apply to you.Section 6: The College RésuméDo you need a college résumé? What information should your résumé include? What information should it not include? How long should it be? This section addresses these and other résumé-related questions. Includes a fun, informative video, a college résumé template, and more.