I don’t know about you, but when I see the letters “PhD” after someone’s name, I feel a slight pang of jealousy. I opted to stop at a master’s degree, but my parents would have been so proud had I continued with a doctorate. However, I realize that parental pride should not be the sole … Continue reading Is a PhD right for me?
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BS/MD programs or combined undergraduate/medical school tracks are some of the most selective and often the most coveted programs in the country. While the process can seem confusing and daunting, in this post we’ll pull back the curtain on the BS/MD admissions process from the perspective of Kyle Cortley, an AcceptU counselor and former admissions … Continue reading How BS/MD applications are reviewed
College visits are a critical component to the college search process for every prospective student. The visit can provide a window into the student life and academic experience at an institution. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when visiting college campuses: Sign up early and take the full tour Students should register … Continue reading Planning college visits
Creative people pursue all sorts of careers, from the arts to engineering. If you consider yourself a person who likes to think with all of your senses, is inspired by sound, color, or design, and is excited by integrating creativity with technology – these majors may be your calling. Digital and Media Arts What? Whether … Continue reading The best college majors for creative students
The month of February is the time when admissions officers all across the country are hunkering down to review tens of thousands of applications. However, students are often unaware of exactly what happens once they hit “submit.” Here, find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the application review process to give … Continue reading A peek inside the admissions office: Application review