Higher Selectivity in College Admissions

There’s a post on “TIME” by Dan Edmonds entitled “College Admissions: The Myth of Higher Selectivity” in which he dispels a myth we’ve been dispelling for years with respect to higher selectivity in college admissions. So what’s the myth? The myth is that just because admission rates are dropping at … 

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Getting into Highly Competitive Colleges

There was a segment on “NPR” in which the hosts and an “NPR” reporter discussed why colleges are receiving more applications each and every year. They discuss how getting into highly competitive colleges like those in the Ivy League would presumably get more challenging if more applications are being received … 

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Getting into Highly Selective Colleges

There is a post on “The Washington Post” by Jay Matthews in which he describes a situation in which his daughter’s friend’s father insisted that his own daughter get seven hours of sleep each night. So why is this a story? Well, the father insisted that his daughter get seven … 

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