It's the middle of January and you've submitted your regular decision applications. This wasn't your original plan, because you had hoped that you would have been accepted at your early decision / action college. But on or before December 15th, you heard from the college to which you applied early. You were neither accepted nor rejected; you were deferred! Read More
Regular application decision time is near. Applications need to be completed to enjoy the end of year. So dream your dreams, and may your wishes come true. Here's hoping that the college of your choice quickly accepts you!
There are ways to gain an edge in the college admissions process. What many students don’t know is what it takes to be considered a “special” applicant, one that gets flagged for more attention than the other thousands of applicants.
What need-blind admissions actually means is that a type of firewall exists between admissions and the financial aid office through which information does not flow. Yet, in the real world of college admissions, there are other ways that a need-blind college can figure out if the applicant will need aid.Read More
Bev Taylor, Ivy Coach, will be appearing at College Week Live, the largest virtual college fair, on March 26, 2009 at 3:00 PM (EDT). Ivy Coach’s live video keynote presentation, in a Q and A format, will help you to understand how to make the most of “The College Interview and Visit.”Read More
College websites and brochures can have idyllic scenes and can tell you almost everything you might want to know about a particular college, but only a campus visit can help you decide if a particular college is the appropriate place for you.Read More
The highly selective colleges are typically the ones that include interviews as part of the admissions process. Depending upon the individual college, interviews are required, recommended or optional and they are either evaluative or informational.Read More