The aspect of a college application that lies most outside an applicant’s control is the recommendation. How can recommendation writers…

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The college experience is influenced not only by choice of major but by when that major is chosen. Amy and…

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When a highly selective school receives ten or more times as many applications as available seats, the applicant pool seems…

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Fraternities seem synonymous in the minds of most Americans with the classic college experience. But are the preconceived notions of…

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Landing on the waitlist of your top choice school can sometimes feel more agonizing than an outright rejection. But, as…

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While there are over 3,000 four-year colleges and universities in the United States, most conversations about higher education focus on…

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When you hear “resume,” you probably think (perhaps with a shudder) of applying for a job. But since a document…

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Too many students believe that the process of putting together highly selective college applications should be a joyless grind. Why…

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The road to college ideally ends when a student arrives at a school that aligns perfectly with both fit and…

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As we approach the end of a truly rewarding year of speaking with experts in education, testing, and college admissions,…

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