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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There are more than 2,000 four-year colleges in the United States to choose from. When starting the college admissions process, make sure that you research schools with programs that best suit you. Your initial list can be as long as you’d like, but you should keep in mind that applying to every university on your … Continue reading How to create your college list
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With sophomore year coming to an end, you might be anxiously awaiting the start of your junior year. This is often the most academically challenging year of high school, and it can be made even more stressful as the college application process draws near. However, by planning ahead, you can feel confident and prepared at … Continue reading College planning for rising juniors