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What to do if you’ve been deferred

December 10, 2020, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Stephen

Deferrals and rejections are an unfortunate part of the college application process that high school seniors will confront each year. While we encourage families to hope for the best, it’s equally important to be prepared for an unfavorable decision following Early Decision/Early Action applications. Here are some useful tips for students whose early applications have been deferred: Keep your head … Continue reading What to do if you’ve been deferred

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Why colleges and universities want “active” students

November 19, 2020, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Sophie

College admissions can be daunting for high school students – competitive colleges consider strong academics, compelling essays, a flawless interview, glowing letters of recommendation and high scores on standardized tests. With all of these factors, why do colleges also stress that they seek students who have extracurricular involvement and leadership? Consider the following: Colleges are … Continue reading Why colleges and universities want “active” students

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How COVID-19 deferrals will impact 2021 college applicants

August 7, 2020, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Amanda

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has impacted the class of 2020. Now, according to a recent article in the Boston Globe, many incoming freshmen are opting to defer and postpone their college entry, which will, in turn, significantly affect the class of 2021.  “Twenty percent of Harvard first-year students are opting to defer their admission … Continue reading How COVID-19 deferrals will impact 2021 college applicants

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