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

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

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

You should aim for your dreams in the undergraduate application process, but you can’t be certain of anything. It's important to apply to at least one college or...

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...

September 17, 2018

Getting into your top choice isn't impossible, but it will be challenging. To make the process easier, read these 12 tips to improve your odds...

September 14, 2018

Your vision of your undergraduate experience might differ from that of your parents. This disconnect can be a source of contention as college and university...

September 14, 2018

As high school juniors and seniors begin to craft lists of colleges and universities they’d like to attend, it’s important to remember that not every...

September 13, 2018

The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) is an association of 11 private liberal arts schools in New England, specifically Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New...

September 13, 2018

In many ways, the East Coast and the West Coast have completely different cultures and lifestyles. New England is very different California. Even so, there...