Today’s college admission requirements are always changing to incorporate new tests, new schools of thinking and different human traits. More and more students are now taking both the ACT and the SAT, or the ACT in place of the SAT for various reasons. Which one should you take? The SAT can be considered the incumbent … Continue reading Should you take the SAT or ACT?
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Thousands of high school juniors have recently taken the SAT, ACT and SAT Subject Tests and should have their scores. But now what? Are you done? Or do you need to retake the tests to get higher scores? First, you should note that hundreds of colleges no longer place an emphasis on standardized tests; check … Continue reading Should I retake the SAT?
Most colleges provide some form of financial aid to help defray the cost of attendance. Applicants and their parents need to fill out the financial aid forms to be eligible to receive aid; many parents assume they will not qualify for aid, and thus don’t fill out the forms. Others fear that colleges will not … Continue reading Financial aid explained
Enrolling in summer programs can be very beneficial to high school students in a number of different ways, especially when it comes to college admissions. Prospective college students should consider participating in summer college programs that will enhance their knowledge in a subject area, or provide an introduction to a new area of study. (Most … Continue reading Summer programs that will help with college admissions
Bedspread and linens? Check. Entire wardrobe? Check. Laptop? Check. Passport and F-1 Student Visa? Check. For international students looking to come to the United States for college – and there are now tens of thousands of students who do so, for both undergraduate and graduate degrees – it’s a very exciting adventure. But, it can … Continue reading Coming to college in the U.S.