Relax As Admissions Decisions Roll In

For those high school seniors who are currently freaking out because a couple of their classmates have received Likely Letters to schools like, say, Brown and Columbia, stop freaking out. Have some of our students received Likely Letters to Brown and Columbia? You bet. And some of our students have received offers … 

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Flaunting Admissions Decisions

High school seniors and parents, it’s around this time every year when we make a suggestion to you all. Don’t flaunt your admissions decisions. Don’t be the high school senior who gets the bright red Cornell sweatshirt and wears it every day to school for the rest of the year. … 

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Is the Process Not Stressful Enough?

“Now a kid who is applying to Harvard, Yale, and Princeton is also applying to the Lehighs and Lafayettes,” offered Brett Levine, director of guidance at Madison High School in New Jersey. It’s the same tier, basically. Lehigh and Lafayette in the same tier as Harvard, Yale, or Princeton? No, … 

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Will Colleges be Dropping Early Admissions Policies?

When colleges such as Harvard, Princeton, and the University of Virginia announced that they will be dropping their Early admissions programs, high school students, parents, and college counselors began to wonder if this was the beginning of a new trend in admissions and that perhaps more colleges were going to … 

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