How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?

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!

Educational Consultant on Choosing a Major in the United States

Must you choose a college major before applying for university admission? Not at the University of Washington. Mark explains in this video.

Questions to Consider When Making Your Final College Decision: The Perfect Fit

Which college is the perfect fit? Students may want to consider more concrete aspects of a college when making their final college decision.

Questions To Consider When Making Your Final College Decision: Money

Are you trying to make your final decision on where you will attend college? Is financial aid a factor? Read about questions you should consider if financial aid is playing a role in your final college decision.

Questions To Consider When Making Your Final College Decision: Academics

Are you having trouble making your final college decision? Read our series of blog post on questions to consider as you make your final decision on where you will attend college.

Admission Decisions: The Rejection Letter

So you were not admitted to your first choice college. What do you do now?

Admission Decision: The Waiting List

You have received your college application decision and you have been placed on the wait list. What does this mean and what should you do to follow up with the college?

Admission Decisions: The Acceptance Letter

So you have received decisions on your college applications. What’s next? Read this post regarding next steps for college acceptance letters.