Working on College Applications

Two years ago, we were asked by a prospective client, “Why would I work with you on 10-20 college applications when 100% of your students earn admission to one of their top three college choices?” The mom’s question, delivered with a dollop or two of snark, felt more like a … 

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How Many College Applications Students Should Submit

Are you a rising high school senior wondering how many colleges you should be applying to this coming year? Ideally, you’ll only be applying to one college — that’s right, one — because you’ll hopefully apply in the Early round, under an Early Decision or Single Choice Early Action policy. … 

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Working on College Applications

The summer months are when we work with rising high school seniors on their college applications. Of course, it’s not all these rising high school seniors are doing over the summer — they’re also involved in compelling summer activities, activities that were likely vastly different from the activities they were involved … 

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The Myth of More Applications Signifying Increased Competitiveness

Let’s tackle the myth of more applications signifying increased competitiveness. The more applications a school receives, the more competitive the school will be in a given admissions cycle, right? After all, the more applications a school receives, invariably the lower that school’s admission rate will be. If a school receives … 

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