With the new SAT coming out this March, a lot of students are feeling the test prep crunch even more than usual. The College Board has made some s...
With acceptance letters in hand, you are now in control, and the responsibility rests with the university to explain why you should choose it. This mindset can also be helpful for younger students who are looking ahead to their own college applications.
Every SAT and ACT follows predictable patterns and requires an understanding of the same basic formulas, rules, and techniques. When the pencil meets the bubble sheet, it comes down to you, the test taker. But within the test prep process, there are also opportunities to join forces.
Making the most of a college education. Perhaps it's as simple as tides and timing to best prepare young people for what lies ahead.
It may seem like there's very little you can do while you wait, but if you're still in line for an interview at one of your top choice schools, this is one area where you can truly set yourself apart.
The most exciting moment in your college search is here--you open the mailbox, notice a letter from your dream school, and unfold it to read that you ...
This is a busy month for high school juniors. Please help them get ready for college by heeding our tips, so they can move strongly into college appli...
College admissions will always be changing; it is important to be aware of new trends and find accurate information from trusted sources. Equipped with correct information, the right story can be shared to give any student a chance of getting accepted to their dream school.
Read. Yes, it really is that simple. The best thing you can do to prepare yourself for the SAT and ACT if you aren't quite ready to start actually prepping for the SAT and ACT is to read. The reason is twofold.
Without widespread changes from the top down, the idea of a "level playing field" in higher education is a fallacy.
As a college essay advisor with over a decade's worth of experience helping students identify and express compelling personal stories, I have seen an overemphasis on achievement for achievement's sake manifest itself in different forms.
After months of preparing for the college admissions process, hitting 'submit' on that last college application can feel like collapsing across a huge finish line. What many students fail to realize, however, is that completing applications isn't the end of the journey - it's just the beginning.
Thanks in large part to the ridiculous idea that there is one best college for everyone, applying to college has turned into a parody of Reality TV, where students spend thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours preparing for a four hour test that, in the eyes of many, holds their future well-being in the balance.
We need to teach our girls that being a nerd in whatever field, passion, or hobby they love is both empowering for themselves and door-opening for college and any future career. It is the bold, confident young woman who pursues her passion unabashedly who becomes an impact player in high school and beyond.
As a senior in college, I can't say I'm the most qualified person to make a decision on whether race should play a factor in college admissions. However, based on my research and class discussions this semester, it is evident something needs to be changed throughout the country and more specifically here at the University of Delaware.
The Supreme Court's seeming willingness to dismantle diversity initiatives and, more specifically, affirmative action, on the basis of anecdotal information is infinitely disturbing.