Regular readers of this blog know that good grades and standardized test scores aren’t enough for success in the college admissions process – you need to be likable, compelling and differentiated from other applicants. But how do you stand out from the thousands of other applicants who want to study the same thing as you? … Continue reading If you want to study X, do Y now
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The pressure is mounting for rising seniors. School starts up again within a month, and if you’re a senior, you’d best get organized when it comes to college admissions. You’ll be busy – to put it mildly – with your classes and extracurricular involvement, so you won’t have time to dedicate to your college applications. … Continue reading Seniors, time to get started on your apps
Last week, we argued that choosing a small, liberal arts college might be better than a large university. Why, then, do so many more students apply to large universities – those with more than 20,000 students? Consider these 6 reasons why, for some, bigger is better. 1. Diversity. It’s simple math. Larger schools have more … Continue reading Thinking big (when it comes to college)
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This is a guest post by our summer interns, Kristin Tate and Shachi Phene, undergrads at Emerson College and Bates College, respectively. The idea of attending a college smaller than your high school may seem unthinkable, but ask current students at (or alumni of) small liberal arts colleges and you will generally get a far … Continue reading Why small colleges are better than large universities