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Kyle Cortley

The importance of demonstrated interest

April 14, 2021, Posted In Demonstrating Interest
Kyle

In 1990, just 9% of graduating high school seniors were applying to 7 or more colleges. By 2011, that number had shot up to 29% (data from NACAC). With increased marketing and recruitment efforts, the growing popularity and accessibility of the Common Application and a more competitive process overall, the trend should come as no surprise. All good, right? That depends on who … Continue reading The importance of demonstrated interest

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A peek inside the admissions office: Application review

February 8, 2021, Posted In Admissions Overview
Kyle

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

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What to do after submitting a college application

October 30, 2020, Posted In Admissions Stress
Kyle

The moment has finally arrived when you’ve hit the “submit” button on your first application – congratulations! While you’re likely feeling a combination of anxiety, excitement, and relief, your work is far from over. Be sure to follow these steps to ensure that you remain on-track through the rest of the application cycle. Check your … Continue reading What to do after submitting a college application

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