Admissions

What Happens to People Who Go To Colleges No One Has Ever Heard Of?

I think that there are a lot of families out there that would like to drop out of the race…

COVID-19 Wreck Your College Plans? Here’s the One Thing You Must Do

The excitement generated by acceptance letters so many high school seniors received before April 1 has morphed into anxiety if…

The Truth About Rejection by Elite Colleges

I think that the greatest unacknowledged truth in college admissions is that if you’re good enough to get into an…

Why People Waste Their College Visits-Part 2

In the first part of Why People Waste Their College Campus Visits, I discussed how students and families don’t make…

Why People Waste Their College Visits

When people talk about college visits, it’s usually to give advice about questions to ask and places to visit while…

How to Have a Great Senior Year: Write Your College Application Essay this Summer

The following is a guest post by Randy Levin. Randy has one focus–helping students with their college application essays. You…

5 Ways You Can Undermine Your College Chances After Submitting Your Application

Most high school seniors are ready to breathe a big sigh of relief reaching their spring semester. Unfortunately, the college…

540 Colleges with No Application Fees

I've updated the free college application fees list based on the Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and information from…

3 Things You Need to Know Before You Submit Your Early Decision Application

The first of the Early Decision college admissions deadlines are approaching and students are nervously revising their college application essays.…