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What Do Colleges Look For In Applicants?

Maura Kastberg | Posted 02.01.2014 | College
Maura Kastberg

When filling out college applications, remember this is the time to present yourself in the best possible light while still using your actual past record. Colleges want to know the following things about you.

High Stakes Interviews: Sixth Grade

Jessica Gottlieb | Posted 04.01.2012 | Parents
Jessica Gottlieb

Interviewing for sixth grade admissions in Los Angeles is as high stakes an interview as any in my lifetime.

School Denies HIV Positive Boy Admission, Faces Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.02.2011 | Education

This 13-year-old from Delaware County, Pa. seems like the perfect candidate for a private boarding school: He's an honor student, is active in sports,...

Sentence For Mother Who Lied To School, Said Daughter's Rival Had Sex Disease

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

A mother from Queenstown, New Zealand has been slammed with 300 hours of community work, a $500 fine for emotional harm reparation and two years under...

State Affirmative Action Ban Ruling 'Nutty,' Attorney General Says

AP | By ED WHITE | Posted 11.11.2011 | Education

DETROIT -- A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the work of one of its three-judge panels and said it would decide the legality of Michigan's ...