For college students, there are many opportunities to become involved both on and off campus. Students who get involved with the college community can gain valuable leadership skills, create and build upon campus traditions and develop relationships between the campus and local communities. Involved students not only create meaningful relationships that can turn into lifelong … Continue reading Getting involved in activities – and how it can help you get admitted
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Integrated Reasoning is a new section on the GMAT that will be introduced on June 1st. Instead of increasing the length of the test, GMAC, the writers of the GMAT, have replaced one of the essays with the Integrated Reasoning section. As the section implies, there is a fair amount of reasoning involved – most … Continue reading What is integrated reasoning?
Many high school students talk to a counselor – and friends and parents – for suggestions on which colleges to visit over the spring and summer. Really though, you don’t need to be told how to visit colleges. You might be surprised to learn that a bit of strategy is involved when it comes to … Continue reading How to make the most of your college visits
What will your class schedule look like next year? And does it really matter? (Yes, it does.) Now is the right time to be thinking about your courses for next year and subsequent years. Start with your end goal and work backwards. Do you think you’ll want to major in the arts or humanities? Architecture? … Continue reading Choose wisely! High school course selection
Admissions interview policies vary from one college to the next. Some colleges “recommend” interviews, others require them, others don’t offer them. Some interviews are evaluative, taking place on-campus with admissions officers – while others are informative, off-campus interviews with alumni of the university. Be sure to check with each college to learn its interview requirements. … Continue reading Five tips for rocking your college interview