October 17, 2018

 

There are a wide variety of reasons that students begin their postsecondary education at community colleges. Cost is certainly one of the primary motivations,...

September 18, 2018

Have your written your first college/university admission essay draft yet? Yes? Great! You’re in the right place.

Step One: Sleep On It

Editing directly after...

September 18, 2018

There are any number of formulas out there for writing personal statements for undergraduate applications. Some encourage you to stick to the traditional opening-body-conclusion formula,...

September 18, 2018

Waiting is the most difficult part of the college/university admissions process. There are a number of reasons to consider applying Early Action (EA) or Early Decision...

September 18, 2018

A resume can seem pointless when you’re still in high school. You’re likely imagining a stuffy document with a ton of impressive job titles and...

September 18, 2018

As application periods loom, it’s time to set criteria on how to judge the applications that come flooding in for early action or early decision...

September 18, 2018

Everyone talks about the waiting game for students, that period between submitting their application and hearing about acceptance. People often forget that once the students’...

September 18, 2018

You believe in your institution, and your goal is to bring in students that will most benefit from what your college or university supplies. As...

September 18, 2018

Anytime an admission statistic drops, it warrants a closer look. The last year has seen a significant decrease in International Student Enrollment. The cause has...

September 18, 2018

It’s crunch time. The last four years? They’ve been leading up to this. “This” being applying for college. You can feel the pressure with...

September 18, 2018

May 1 was Decision Day, the day that many students must decide which college or university they will attend in the fall (specifically, which schools require...

September 17, 2018

If you aced high school, will graduate with a stellar academic record and have top test scores, should you aim for elite schools? Plenty of high...

September 17, 2018

These insider tips can help you ace undergraduate interviews for highly selective colleges and universities.

Optional Interviews Aren’t Really Optional

Even if an interview is...

September 17, 2018

Every summer, high school students choose between internships, jobs and volunteer opportunities. All of these can be rewarding, but many students wonder what colleges and...

September 17, 2018

report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that 35% of undergraduate students transferred to a new school from 2004 to 2009. The report...

September 17, 2018

Are you applying to wrong schools for the wrong reasons? It happens all the time. A third of students at four-year colleges and universities transfer....

September 17, 2018

What is a legacy student, why does it matter, when does it matter and what should you do if you aren't one? Read on to learn...

September 17, 2018

Writer’s block can hinder even the best ideas for a college or university admissions essay. This is understandable, as there is a lot of pressure associated...