Seniors will be hearing from colleges soon. While students might think of only two possible responses from a university (accept or reject), many colleges will add a third option to the mix: waitlist. (There are actually a few other responses, such as a guaranteed transfer, or summer or winter admission.) Being waitlisted by a college … Continue reading What to do if you’ve been waitlisted
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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. Because the ratio of students to guidance counselors can be as high as 500:1, however, working with just your … Continue reading Benefits of an admissions counselor
Colleges and universities will typically require applicants to take either the SAT or ACT as part of the admissions process. Many colleges that rank in the top 50 or 100 also require the SAT Subject Tests – academic subject-based tests that help an admissions office assess your child’s preparedness for college. Colleges will also often … Continue reading What are SAT Subject Tests?
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For college students, there are many opportunities to become involved both on and off campus. Students who get involved with the college community can gain valuable leadership skills, create and build upon campus traditions and develop relationships between the campus and local communities. Involved students not only create meaningful relationships that can turn into lifelong … Continue reading Getting involved in activities – and how it can help you get admitted