How Do I Calculate My Real GPA?

Your GPA is the most important aspect of your college application. Do you know how to calculate it the way that college admissions officers do? Is your GPA inflated and full of fluff? Or does it reflect academic rigor? Learn the facts.

Do My Test Scores Matter?

Bottom line: while standardized tests are not the only factor in college admissions, they do matter a lot. The more selective the university, the more they matter.

MIT Admissions and Superheroes

You don’t have to be a superhero to get into MIT, but you might have a classmate who is! Each year, MIT produces a video to let applicants know when admissions letters will be delivered. The videos are released on March 14 (3/14… also known as Pi Day), and this year’s features someone that comic […]

Finding Oneself in the Liberal Arts

An international student describes the difficulties of his complex origins, and the solace he found in a liberal arts major.

Can a Liberal Arts Education Pay Off Financially? Yes.

Is a liberal arts major or degree worth the price? A recent study says yes.

Ivy League Early Admissions Statistics for Class of 2021

Check out the early decision acceptance rates of some of the United States’ top universities, including all eight Ivy Leagues.

Stanford University Won’t Release Early Admissions Data

Stanford University has decided it will not release early admissions data this December.

Yale University Offers Early Admission to 871 Students

Yale University, an Ivy League school, just released its early admission data for the Class of 2021.