What it takes, beyond grades, to gain admittance into the Nation’s Ivy League and Top Tier Universities
What’s Your Story Anyway? What it takes, beyond grades, to gain admittance into the Nation’s Ivy League and Top Tier Universities When it comes to college applications for students who […]
How to Play the Game of Demonstrated Interest
How to Play the Game of Demonstrated Interest Why do colleges consider ‘demonstrated interest’? Because it works. College admissions officers love data. And the data tells them that if you […]
Early Decision Overload Everyone knows early decision (ED) is important. But how important? I would go so far as to say that it is more important, than just about anything […]
5 Things Parents Should Do to Help Their Kids Get Into College
Dear friends, I wanted to share an article with you featured on “Outside the Box” mom titled “Outside the Box Mom: 5 Things Parents Need to Know about College. Article […]
What Parents Need to Know about the NEW College Admissions
Dear Friends, I wanted to share a recent interview about “What Parents Need to Know about the New College Admissions Process.” The link is: The NEW College Admissions Process You can […]
High School Guidance Counselors: More Power Than You Know
High School Guidance Counselors: More Power than You Know “How did X student get in?” It’s a question I am constantly asked by parents who want to understand what made […]
“Review Processes” Most highly selective universities engage in the following review process: 1. Applications are sorted or filtered based on institutional review processes (i.e., geographic region, academic program, ethnicity, high […]
Do Universities Value Well-Rounded Applicants? Not really.
Do Universities Value Well-Rounded Applicants? Not really. The saddest thing I see is all of the time, energy and resources that are spent on activities that the student does not […]
Do selective universities want to hear about hard-work?
One of my current clients wanted to write a university admissions essay about how “…despite a global pandemic that impacted his ACT prep courses; he worked very hard and overcame […]