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College Admissions Decisions

Selecting the Class

Eric J. Furda | Posted 03.10.2015 | College
Eric J. Furda

We are heading into an intense and rewarding few weeks selecting the class of 2019. Our recruitment process is meaningful because it allows us to admit the broadest representation of intellectual and life experiences into this class.

We Can't Test for Personal Responsibility

Dr. David Svaldi | Posted 07.16.2013 | College
Dr. David Svaldi

Too many new college students have not truly addressed why they are going to college or university -- they are there because it is expected, or because their friends are going, or because they don't know what else to do.

My Successful Letter of Appeal to UC Berkeley

Kevin F. Adler | Posted 05.25.2013 | College
Kevin F. Adler

If you are a senior who receives a thin envelop from a dream school and are "bewildered at an admission decision," take heed. If you do what you do out of "love and enjoyment," you will have already succeeded in life beyond any institution's measure.

The Dreaded Wait for College Admissions Decisions

Ishan Puri | Posted 04.14.2013 | College
Ishan Puri

It is that time of the year: the wait after you have submitted your applications and before you hear back from colleges. That infamous time that we all go through as we think about our future and try to stay calm as high school seniors.

The Opportunity That Comes in a College Denial

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 02.21.2013 | College
Patrick O'Connor

That's the hard part with college admissions. You never know what the quality of the applications looks like until everyone applies -- but once you know that, you can't really do anything to set yourself apart from the crowd. By that point, you are who you are.