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Asking Right Questions of Unsuspecting People

When visiting a college campus, it is often difficult to get a straight answer from people in the admissions office about student life. So if you really want to learn what students are like, you need to ask random people, like the people working the counters at the cafes and bookstores. Ask them about whether students are intellectually serious or more interested in partying. You'll often get a straight answer from people who really have no vested interest in giving you the "party line." So if you want the straight scoop about a college campus, ask the right questions of unsuspecting people. You'll be surprised how much you can learn.

When Should You Appeal a College Admissions Decision?

While many students celebrate April 1 and the release of college decisions, students who were not admitted into their school of choice  may have a different feeling. For some students (and parents) the disappointment that comes with a refusal may lead to the desire to take action and appeal the denial decision. Does this sound […]