4 Things Colleges Tell Applicants That Simply Aren’t The Case

Things Colleges Tell Applicants, College Applicants, Things Admissions Officers Tell Students

College admissions officers market for their schools. It’s a big part of their job (photo credit: Namkota).

We hear this refrain quite a bit from students and parents navigating the highly selective college admissions process: “But the college said so!” And the college sure did say so. We don’t doubt that colleges tell applicantsĀ and their parents, as but one example, that they’re need-blind in admissions. Read more >

Admissions Office Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes in Admission, Admissions Office, College Admissions Office

There’s a good piece on “NPR” that takes folks behind the scenes in a college admissions office.

There’s a piece up on “NPR” by Kirk Carapezza entitled “What The People Who Read Your College Application Really Think” that we wanted to bring to the attention of our readers. The piece is set in the admissions office of the College of the Holly Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts but the scene Carapezza describes could very well be set at just about any selective or highly selective college in America. Read more >