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The SAT is not Always Needed to Get into College

You don’t have to take the SAT or the ACT to get into a four-year college! For juniors about to take the March SAT, it’s comforting to know that there are almost 850 four-year colleges known as the “Fair Test Schools” which do not require standardized tests for acceptance. Instead of looking at the SAT […]

Big Mistakes on College Admission Essays

I ran across these hilarious mistakes on college admissions essays submitted to Vassar and Bates colleges. You can find them here at Beliefnet.com. I laughed. And then I cried, knowing how much the staff of the admissions officers were laughing–as they sent out the rejection letters. Always, always proofread those essays, folks.  And don’t leave […]