The pressure is mounting for rising seniors. School starts up again within a month, and if you’re a senior, you’d best get organized when it comes to college admissions. You’ll be busy – to put it mildly – with your classes and extracurricular involvement, so you won’t have time to dedicate to your college applications. … Continue reading Seniors, time to get started on your apps
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Last week, we argued that choosing a small, liberal arts college might be better than a large university. Why, then, do so many more students apply to large universities – those with more than 20,000 students? Consider these 6 reasons why, for some, bigger is better. 1. Diversity. It’s simple math. Larger schools have more … Continue reading Thinking big (when it comes to college)
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This is a guest post by our summer interns, Kristin Tate and Shachi Phene, undergrads at Emerson College and Bates College, respectively. The idea of attending a college smaller than your high school may seem unthinkable, but ask current students at (or alumni of) small liberal arts colleges and you will generally get a far … Continue reading Why small colleges are better than large universities
**Check out our most recent post on test-optional and test-flexible colleges here** John has done well in classes. He’s taken a rigorous curriculum to show colleges that he’s not afraid of academic challenges. He’s a well-rounded student who has demonstrated leadership and has had diverse experiences. But he didn’t do well (or as well … Continue reading Ten great colleges that don’t require the SAT or ACT