Here at AcceptU, we receive a lot of questions about the college admissions process from high school students and their parents. Below, we have compiled ten of the most frequently asked questions – as well as answers from our team of former college admissions officers. 1. How far ahead of time should a student begin […]
Visiting colleges is one of the most important activities as you begin the admissions process. Which colleges should you visit? And when? How do you plan your visit, and what should you do when you get there? In developing an initial list of colleges to visit, look at safety, match, and reach schools. By definition, […]
Why do summer activities matter to admissions officers? What activities have the most impact? What’s appropriate for 9th, 10th and 11th graders? In this white paper, presented by Stephen Friedfeld, co-founder of AcceptU and former admissions officer at Cornell University and Princeton University, learn about the types of activities that will help you to differentiate yourself […]
In this webinar, hosted by our friends at Beat the GMAT, Marc Zawel, co-founder of AcceptU, discusses how MBA applicants can best position themselves to get admitted in Round 3. You can watch the presentation on-demand below or download it here.
Waiting to hear decisions back from colleges can be one of the most stressful parts of the college application process. Here are four tips for staying productive and making the best use of your time after clicking submit. Stay on top of your applications. Be sure you monitor the status of all of your applications […]
College admissions can be daunting for high school students – competitive colleges consider strong academics, compelling essays, a flawless interview, glowing letters of recommendation and high scores on standardized tests. With all of these factors, why do colleges also stress that they seek students who have extracurricular involvement and leadership? Consider the following: Colleges are […]
So, you have spent hours laboring over your MBA applications and finally have them submitted – what more can you do now to help your cause? First off, if you have not already, now would be a great time to go visit the campuses of the programs that you have applied to. Visits will give […]
Cover story on “Stressors in College Choice” from Journal of College Admission.
Thanksgiving is a day to be thankful – for your health, for your friends and family, and for opportunities. The opportunity to attend college is a very “American” opportunity; thanks to the community college system, the state public university system and financial aid programs, many more students today in the U.S. enroll in some form […]
Getting your MBA is a significant and important step in your career. The knowledge that you gain from your two years of study will propel you to new heights in the workplace and beyond. The first year of most MBA programs usually offers core classes, while the second year gives students an opportunity to focus […]