Misleading Headlines on Applications This Fall

Headlines in college admissions are too often misleading. In a recent article up on Insider Higher Ed by Scott Jaschik entitled “Applications Are Decreasing,” Jaschik writes about how 8% fewer college applicants submitted applications through November 2 on The Common Application platform. He also writes how 60% of the 921 … 

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Elite Universities Are Often Exceptions to the Rule

One reason why we post about college admissions every day of the week is because there are tons of misconceptions floating out there in the universe about the process — misconceptions perpetuated by high school counselors, admissions officers, journalists, and even your local handyman. On some occasions, it’s not that … 

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