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Summer activities that impress admissions officers

May 4, 2011, Posted In Activity Involvement
Stephen

Have you figured out what you’re doing yet this summer? Watching TV? Playing Xbox? Sitting around on Facebook? No, no, and no, say admissions officers. They don’t necessarily care what you do this summer, but they like to see that you’ve done something. What is that something? Here are seven ideas for summer activities that … Continue reading Summer activities that impress admissions officers

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Record low admit rates – and what you can do about it

March 31, 2011, Posted In Acceptance Rate
Marc

This year’s numbers are out – and for high school students, they don’t look good. College admit rates reached record lows across the board. A sampling: Johns Hopkins (18%), Swarthmore (15%), Duke (13%), Stanford (7%) and Harvard (just 6%). Five trends are driving the increasing application volume and decreasing acceptance rates. More high school students … Continue reading Record low admit rates – and what you can do about it

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College admissions for juniors and their families

February 24, 2011, Posted In College Admissions
Stephen

Ah, the birds are chirping and the trees are budding. It must be springtime. (Somewhere this has to be true. Certainly not in Boston, where we are located headquartered, but let’s pretend.) You might be wondering what a high school junior could possibly do in late February to prepare for the college admissions process. After … Continue reading College admissions for juniors and their families

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