Author Archive

Sophie Gray

Why colleges and universities want “active” students

November 30, 2018, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Sophie

College admissions can be daunting for high school students – competitive colleges consider strong academics, compelling essays, a flawless interview, glowing letters of recommendation and high scores on standardized tests. With all of these factors, why do colleges also stress that they seek students who have extracurricular involvement and leadership? Consider the following: Colleges are … Continue reading Why colleges and universities want “active” students

Read More

The Yale University supplemental essays 2018

August 13, 2018, Posted In Supplemental essays
Sophie

Here’s a look at how students can successfully answer Yale’s supplemental essay questions: Students at Yale have plenty of time to explore their academic interests before committing to one or more major fields of study. Many students either modify their original academic direction or change their minds entirely. As of this moment, what academic areas … Continue reading The Yale University supplemental essays 2018

Read More