After my daughter applied to colleges, we waited with anticipation to receive those offers of admission. But just as important, was the financial aid award letter. That letter could mean the difference between attending a college, deciding to incur debt,… Read more5 Lessons We Learned From an Award Letter
Moving into the digital age, the College Board has made the move to provide students with a new digital SAT and PSAT. The College Board is trying to retool the exam that has stressed out millions of students in the… Read moreThe New Digital SAT
Just like any other large consumer purchase, college tuition prices are negotiable. The sticker price you see is very rarely the price you pay. Data collected by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) revealed that colleges discounted tuition for… Read moreWhat is a Financial Aid Appeal?
Believe it or not, colleges want to know you are interested in attending and many students simply stop with the college visit. This interest will influence their offers of admission. If they give you a coveted “accepted” slot, it only… Read moreMoving Beyond the College Visit
Data from the National Association for College Admission Counseling show there is a powerful tool students can use to improve their admission chances: demonstrated interest. How can social media play a part? Social media makes it easier than ever to connect with colleges… Read moreConnecting With Colleges on Social Media
It’s that time of year. Students who applied ED and EA have already heard from the colleges regarding their admission decisions. Students who are applying regular decision will be sending off those applications this month and hearing early in the… Read moreEvaluating Admission Decisions
The impression a college gets of your student will affect their admission decision. Dressing for success is so much more than the clothes your student wears to a college interview. It’s how your student presents himself to the colleges and what image they… Read moreHow Do You Impress a College?
From Ivy League admissions expert Dr. Aviva Legatt comes an insider’s college admissions guide that teaches students to identify and harness their authentic passions, stand out from the crowd, and achieve their dreams in college and beyond, “Get Real and… Read moreAdmissions Expert Sheds Light on What it Takes to Get Into College
The 2021-22 Common Application launched yesterday, August 1. Your student can now begin their application for the fall semester of college and part of that application includes a college essay. According to Chad Hemmelgarn, an English teacher at Bexley High… Read moreQuick Tips for the College Essay
If you watched the Netflix Special “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal”, you might think that only rich parents cheat to get their kids into college. But according to a new survey from Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online… Read moreRecent Survey Shows 1 in 4 Parents Cheated to Get their Child Into College