Why Admissions Officers Often Don’t Tell It Like It Is

There’s a common refrain we’ve heard from high school students and particularly their parents over the years. It goes something like, “But that’s what the admissions officer told us.” We know. College admissions officers at highly selective schools say many things. Some of these things are true and some of … 

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College Admissions Officers

College admissions officers have quite a lot of power. These are the folks who are reading your college essays, who are reviewing your high school grades and test scores. These are the folks who will either laugh at your possibly off-color joke or will hate it so much that it … 

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