College admissions officers consider many factors, including your GPA and rigor of curriculum, standardized test scores, essays, recommendation letters and extracurricular activities. But which activities should you include on your application, and why? Consider joining clubs as early as freshman year. Maybe you’re not sure which clubs you’ll like and which ones you won’t like … Continue reading With extracurricular activities, less can mean more
If your child is applying to college, there is no doubt a lot of excitement (and other emotions!) in your home. You may be excited for your son or daughter to experience the world on his or her own next year, to learn from a great college or university. Or you may be excited that … Continue reading What is a parent’s role in the college admissions process?
Filling out the supplemental applications for several universities can be daunting. Our team of former admissions officers from highly selective colleges and universities (including Duke) are here to help! Please find below our advice and tips on how to answer Duke University’s 2019 supplemental essay questions. (Optional) Duke University seeks a talented, engaged student body … Continue reading The Duke University supplemental essay 2019
Here’s a look at the University of Notre Dame’s 2019 supplemental essay prompts and how to best answer them. Please provide responses to TWO (2) of the following questions: 150-200 words per essay. 1. The founder of the University of Notre Dame, Father Edward Sorin, C.S.C., was only 28 when he established the University with … Continue reading University of Notre Dame supplemental essays 2019
We recommend that, although the Williams College supplement is optional, you do your best to complete one. It never hurts to provide Williams with more information about your personality, passions and what you could provide the campus community. Note: The Williams Writing Supplement is entirely optional. Please respond to one of the prompts below in … Continue reading Williams College optional supplemental essays 2019