Deferrals and rejections are an unfortunate part of the college application process that high school seniors will confront each year. While we encourage families to hope for the best, it’s equally important to be prepared for an unfavorable decision following Early Decision/Early Action applications. Here are some useful tips for students whose early applications have been deferred: Keep your head … Continue reading What to do if you’ve been deferred
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Considering the career prospects of your academic studies is an important factor for college students to weigh. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) recently conducted a study with the purpose of analyzing the most highly sought after majors by employers hiring undergraduate students. NACE surveyed 200 companies to collect results, with most responses … Continue reading Most appealing college majors to employers
When beginning the college admissions process, it’s important to work closely with your school counselor – he or she can serve as a resource for information on developing a college list, standardized tests and financial aid. However, because the ratio of students to guidance counselors can be as high as 500:1, working with just your … Continue reading The advantages of an admissions consultant
If you are an international student applying to college in the US and your school doesn’t offer AP courses, you may wonder if self-study for AP exams is worthwhile. To help you decide, start with these questions: What is your goal? There are a range of reasons students choose to self-study for AP exams: To … Continue reading Do international students need to take AP exams?
By Sabrina Manville For Juniors, the rubber meets the road with respect to college research. You’re probably starting to build your list, investigating colleges that interest you, and perhaps planning your visits in the spring and summer months. As you dive in, you may be tempted to leave financial considerations off your radar for a … Continue reading The Three Things Juniors Need to Know About Paying for College