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College Letters of Recommendation

A college letter of recommendation from a senator who doesn't know you may well do more harm than good.

July 21, 2011

College Ski Teams

If you want to compete as a skier in college, check out schools like Harvard, Dartmouth, Middlebury, Bates, and Bowdoin among others.

July 14, 2011

Legacy Admissions

The better a student's SAT scores, the more their legacy status will matter in college admissions.

May 24, 2011

Harvard Legacy, Legacies at Harvard, Harvard Legacy Admission

Legacy Admission at Harvard

There's an article in "The Crimson" today that cites legacy admission at Harvard to "hover around 30% - more than four times the regular admission rate."

May 11, 2011

Getting into Highly Selective Colleges

But are all-nighters a prerequisite to getting into highly selective colleges? Are most high school students spending too much time studying?

April 21, 2011

College Waitlist, Getting Off Waitlist, University Waitlists

Getting off the College Waitlist

Maggie describes getting off the college waitlist as an entirely new round of the college admissions game.

April 20, 2011

Brown Recruits, Brown Athletes, Brown Athletic Targets

Brown University Recruits

Brown University struggles against its Ivy League counterparts in luring middle-class Brown University recruits to come to the university once admitted.

April 13, 2011

Guaranteed College Admission

So what is guaranteed transfer admission or deferred admission? Well, some students choose to defer their admission to travel the world or to save money.

April 11, 2011

College Essay Mistakes

And yet sometimes, students can write such powerful, moving essays that they inspire college admissions counselors to contact the applicants.

April 7, 2011

Princeton Admissions, Princeton Basketball, Princeton Sports

Princeton’s NCAA Tourney Appearance

The Princeton Tigers Gave The Kentucky Wildcats A Run For Their Money In The NCAA Tourney This Year. Learn More!

March 22, 2011

College Admissions Parenting

An Editorialist For "The Atlantic" Argues One Has To Raise A Child A Certain Way To Earn Admission To Highly Selective Universities.

March 21, 2011

More College Applications

College Applicants Are Submitting Applications To More Colleges Than Ever Before. Learn More About The Trend In Admissions!

March 20, 2011

Dartmouth College Student

William Kamkwamba, Author Of "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" Has Joined Dartmouth College's Class Of 2014. He's An Exceptional Young Man!

March 19, 2011

Admissions Glitch, College Glitch, Admissions Process Glitch

College Admissions Glitch

The University Of Delaware Recently Sent Offers Of Admission To Students The School Didn't Intend To Admit. Learn More!

March 18, 2011

Admission to Penn, Admission to UPenn, Getting Into Penn

Penn Admissions

On March 4th, Penn Admissions Sent Out A Video To Extraordinary Penn Applicants Letting Them Know Of Their Likely To Earn Admission Status.

March 14, 2011

College Interview, University Interview, University Interviews

College Interviews

One Should Be Cognizant Of Nonverbal Behavior On College Interviews. One Should Be Confident But Not Overly Confident. Learn More!

March 14, 2011

Harvard EA, Harvard Early Action, Early Action at Harvard

Harvard Admissions

An Editorialist For "The Boston Globe" Argues That The Return Of Early Action To Harvard Makes Harvard's Admissions Process More Equitable.

March 13, 2011

Ivy League Title, Princeton Applicants, Princeton Admission

Applicants to Princeton

Harvard And Princeton Have Each Earned A Share Of The Ivy League Title This Season As Schools Posted 12-2 Records. Learn More!

March 12, 2011

College Social Media Recruitment

A Number Of Studies Have Been Published Focusing On The Use Of Social Media By College Admissions Officers. Learn More!

March 11, 2011

Grades and College Success

A College Applicant's High School Grades Are The Best Predictor Of Their College Grades. It's Shocking, We Know. Learn More!

March 10, 2011


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