The early stages of college planning and research for high school underclassmen can often feel like information overload. Rankings, statistics and social media provide endless amounts of information – some useful – some not so much. Over the years, we’ve received quite a bit of feedback when it comes to the college search process. Here … Continue reading College planning: 5 common misconceptions
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The month of February is the time when admissions officers all across the country are hunkering down to review tens of thousands of applications. However, students are often unaware of exactly what happens once they hit “submit.” Here, find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the application review process to give … Continue reading A peek inside the admissions office: Application review
There are more students applying to college than ever, which means acceptance rates have never been lower. Coupled with the confusion created by the pandemic, students are struggling to standout in an increasingly competitive pool. How can you sort through the noise of hundreds of colleges sending you marketing emails? How do you know what … Continue reading Benefits of working with an AcceptU former admissions officer
BS/MD programs or combined undergraduate/medical school tracks are some of the most selective and often the most coveted programs in the country. While the process can seem confusing and daunting, in this post we’ll pull back the curtain on the BS/MD admissions process from the perspective of Kyle Cortley, an AcceptU counselor and former admissions … Continue reading How BS/MD applications are reviewed
Earlier this week, the College Board made a major announcement regarding SAT Subject Tests and the optional essay portion of the SAT. So what does this mean for students applying to college in 2021 and beyond? Here’s what is changing, and perhaps more importantly, what these changes mean for students: Announcement #1: SAT Subject Tests … Continue reading What does the elimination of SAT Subject Tests mean for you?