Here at AcceptU, we receive a lot of questions about the college admissions process from high school students and their parents. Below, we have compiled ten of the most frequently asked questions – as well as answers from our team of former college admissions officers. 1. How far ahead of time should a student begin … Continue reading Frequently asked college admissions questions
On the cusp of a new school year, opportunity abounds, as it does anytime we get to start again. Whether you’re headed for high school or college – it’s a time to embrace the freshness of a blank screen that’s yours to fill. So, while you try to hold on to those last moments of … Continue reading Back to school, back to opportunities
Many universities offer students the chance to interview either before or after submitting their application. While this is often not a required piece of the application, the question is, if given the option, should you interview? As long as the interview fits into your college visit plans or can be done virtually, the answer is … Continue reading How to ace the college interview
You’ve been spending your time volunteering in a hospital, taking CPR and First Aid classes, hosting blood drives and participating in medical research. You’ve taken the most challenging math and science courses your school has to offer. You’ve been dreaming about becoming a physician for as long as you can remember, and now the time … Continue reading So you want to be a doctor?
I regularly get questions from families asking “what should my daughter/son do to stand out in the admission process?” While I’d love to give an answer like “75 hours of community service, become captain of a team and vice president of your class,” admissions just doesn’t work like that. Instead, when working with students, I … Continue reading How to stand out on your college applications