As college fairs continue throughout the fall and into next spring, here are six tips from EqualApp’s admissions experts about making the most of them: • Get ready to talk! Admissions officers and college reps want to know about you – your year in school and which high school you attend, if you have visited … Continue reading Six tips for making the most of college fairs
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When driving in your car (or riding a bus or taking a taxi), do you like red lights? Speed bumps? Traffic? Slow drivers in front of you? We don’t either. We’re not advocating road rage, but it isa much more pleasant journey from Point A to Point B when there are very few – or … Continue reading Seven common essay mistakes to avoid
College admissions is a holistic process – when evaluating your application, admissions officers consider many factors, such as GPA, standardized test scores, essays, recommendation letters and extracurricular activities. But which activities should you include? Maybe you’ve been involved in a variety of activities throughout your four years of high school. Whether you’ve been a JV … Continue reading Four tips for approaching your activities list
It’s early October. Do you know when your applications are due? Around this time of year, there tends to be a lot of confusion about exactly when to apply to college. Early action, early decision, early decision 2, regular decision, rolling decision, early admission, single choice early action … Ugh! Stop the madness! Now, the … Continue reading Act now! Or don’t.
The college interview is one of the few vehicles that you have (other than your essay) to showcase who you are beyond raw numbers. While the interview is not considered an essential part of your application, it can definitely put your application in a better light if it goes well. A few tips to remember … Continue reading College interviews 101