Why hire an educational consultant? Because you get personalized attention, alleviate stress, gain a competitive edge, eliminate confusion, and (best of all) you can SAVE MONEY!
Many experts come up with a formula to answer this question. I hear counselors say something like this all the time: 3 “stretches”, 5 “targets,” and 2 “safeties.” But the number of applications depends entirely on who you are and what you want. If you think things through carefully, perhaps you will need to apply to only one!
As you visit colleges take the time to observe where students gather together, where they are studying, hanging out, or meeting professors. It can give you a great sense of how students interact with one another on campus. The Adirondack style chairs on the Swarthmore campus are a perfect place to do just that.
Villanova University is a great choice for students looking for a campus with a strong community, identity, and religious foundation.
Applying to college and not sure which test scores to send? Here are a few tips.
Have you been watching The Sing Off this season? There were some great college a cappella groups on this season! College a cappella groups are a great way to get involved on campus, continue your love of singing, and make life-long friends.
Educational Consultant, Cara Ray, shares some advice about what questions to ask at a college fair and how to make the most of your time at the fair.
If you do well in school, you will be rewarded. Seton Hall has announced deep discounts for top students. You can now attend a private university at a public school price.
Cara Ray joins the Great College Advice team!
The New York Times ran a story on Sunday entitled Making College “Relevant.” The thrust is that consumers of higher education (i.e., primarily parents, but also students) are demanding clear links between the education one purchases and the job one lands after graduation. In some ways this makes perfect sense: a college education is a […]