The application deadline for most universities is fast approaching. How many schools will you apply to? One hotly debated part of the college application process is the number of schools to apply to. You undoubtedly have heard stories of students applying to just one dream school and getting accepted, and others applying to more than … Continue reading How many colleges should you apply to?
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The excitement and stress of the college application season is beginning. While school visits take up a lot of time, and applications and essays take a great deal of hard work, there is an opportunity to try and lock in your college choice long before you finish your senior year. Many schools offer Early Action … Continue reading Applying Early Decision vs. Early Action
In this webinar, Stephen Friedfeld, co-founder of AcceptU and a former admissions officer at Cornell University and Princeton University, discusses how applicants can best prepare for – and position themselves – to gain admission to the Ivy League. You can watch the presentation on-demand below or download it here.
As a high school student applying to college, a college student or a parent, you may have heard about a relatively new type of educational phenomenon called the MOOC. But what exactly is a MOOC, and what can it mean for students applying to and attending college? MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course, and … Continue reading MOOCs for college admissions and credit
Do you speak English as a second language? Parlez-vous français? ¿Hablas español? Loquerisne Latine? Sprechen sie Deutsch? Languages are important to colleges and their admissions requirements. With most American high schools offering Spanish, French, Latin and sometimes even German or Mandarin, chances are that you have taken your fair share of language courses and have … Continue reading Foreign language requirements for college admissions