Tag: Applications

Colleges Say They Want Students With Passion, But What Does That Mean?

Colleges Say They Want Students With Passion, But What Does That Mean?

May 16, 2020

Sit in on any college information session and you will invariably hear the admissions representative say they are looking for

What I Would Have Done Differently When I Was Applying to College

What I Would Have Done Differently When I Was Applying to College

April 20, 2020

Almost all my friends have decided where they will be going to college next year. So it’s time to pass

10 Tips for Dealing with Common App Glitches

10 Tips for Dealing with Common App Glitches

October 27, 2019

For anyone applying to college, dealing with the Common Application can be stressful. To help alleviate any pressures inflicted by

Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes

Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes

October 15, 2019

One of the most exciting times in a teenager’s life is when they decide to start applying for college. It

Is Your Student Angular Enough for College Admissions?

Is Your Student Angular Enough for College Admissions?

August 11, 2019

In the early eighties, when I applied, the buzzword for college acceptance was “well-rounded,” which referred to a student who

Explaining Blemishes on a College Application

Explaining Blemishes on a College Application

July 2, 2019

From time to time, we hear from parents whose students have a mar on their high school transcripts and want

Cracking the Code of College Admissions?

Cracking the Code of College Admissions?

December 27, 2014

What goes on behind the closed doors of admissions offices has mystified students, parents, school counselors, and the media for

Regular Decision Deadlines Extended

Regular Decision Deadlines Extended

January 5, 2014

Once again the new Common App could not handle the rush of students trying to submit applications. The first problems

Last Minute Deadline Changes

Last Minute Deadline Changes

November 5, 2013

As the November 1st deadline came and went, several colleges extended their deadlines at the last minute. Students and guidance

List of Delayed Admissions Deadlines

List of Delayed Admissions Deadlines

October 24, 2013

As a follow-up to our notice of the Common Application’s apology, we felt it was important for students, parents, and

The Common Application Says We’re Sorry

The Common Application Says We’re Sorry

October 21, 2013

If you have a child applying to college this year you’re probably aware of the multitude of problems the Common