On Showing Interest in Colleges

A recent Newsweek piece by Jenni Fink entitled “Ignoring Emails From Colleges Could Hurt Students’ Chances At Being Accepted, Admissions Experts Say” focuses on the importance of Demonstrated Interest to our nation’s elite colleges. As one can intuit from the title, the writer makes the case that not opening mass … 

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Ivy League Interest

Expressing interest in a university can often prove essential to gaining admission to that university. Colleges want to know that if they like you that you’ll like them back. Why? Because yield is a key component of the “US News & World Report” rankings. Colleges want to admit applicants who … 

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After the Application Is In

If you have written some powerful college essays and personal statements, then it is very likely you have worked for weeks devoting countless hours to writing, researching, rewriting, tossing out, starting all over again, and now, finally your applications have been submitted. So what do you do now? Most students think … 

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