Reasons College Applicants Have Been Rejected

Want to hear some colorful anecdotes related to why admissions officers rejected certain applicants? Maybe a student wrote about a proclivity for violence in an admissions essay. Maybe a student tried to sabotage the case for admission of another student. Or lied about being the president of a school club. … 

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Top 10 Ridiculous Things Parents Say After College Deferrals or Rejections

As many students learn of their Early Action / Early Decision admissions decisions over the coming days, we figured we’d share with our readers the top ten most ludicrous lines we hear the parents of students who were deferred or denied admission in the Early round say. To be clear, … 

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For Rejected Early Applicants

It’s not even December yet but Early Decision / Early Action notification dates are just around the corner. And so we figured we’d write a piece on what to do in the event a student’s admission is deferred. We were about to write this piece when we came across a blog up … 

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