University admissions requirements are different in the UK than they are in the US. Make sure you know what you need before deciding to apply there!
It is not too late for seniors to consider admission to UK universities! A number of UK institutions are on the Common Application, but many more are only available through UCAS, the primary application used in the UK.
New Jersey Educational Consultant gives her take on the relationship between applying for financial aid and getting accepted to college. Should you check that “YES” box for financial aid or not?
International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement curricula are spreading like wildfire in American public schools. Which prepares students better for college?
In this guest post, Colin Smith, a Harvard College junior, shares his experiences in taking a gap year between high school and college.
It can be tough to figure out how to demonstrate your character in an essay. Mark gives some tips.
Mark reflects on whether kids today are smarter and more talented than Ivy League applicants of the past. His answer: no.
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.
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 […]
Early decision vs regular decision. Which is better? Does early decision give you a better chance? What about early action vs early decision? which is better? This article from a college admissions expert gives you answers.