According to an annual Kaplan survey, more than 33% of admissions officers at the nation’s top 500 colleges found online material that hurt applicant’s chances of admission. Just as social media can be used against you, however, it can also be advantageous in the admissions process. Here’s how to use social media, including Facebook, Twitter … Continue reading How social media can help with college admissions
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As a freshman in high school, you were excited to be at a new school with new responsibilities, teachers, classes and sports. As a sophomore, you grew, studied hard and enhanced your skills in athletics, community service and classwork. Now you are a junior, and the idea of life at college has crept into your … Continue reading College planning for rising juniors
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?
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.