Families often ask me for guidance on selecting the best community service and leadership development programs for their students. I recently came across a program organized by the local YMCA in my area that illustrates how easy it really is for students to get involved in community service. However, too often community service is just […]
In the sports-obsessed United States, many families assume that the ticket to a hefty college scholarship is athletic prowess on the field, on the court, or in the pool. Not so.
Get Good Grades. It’s true. In the realm of college admissions, it’s the geeks who get the biggest scholarships. But wait. Don’t the jocks get the biggest scholarships? Well, sometimes that’s true. If you play hoops well enough to be recruited by the Georgetown Hoyas, then you’ve got a ticket to ride. Or if you […]
You know all about being a teenager, but how do you write about it? Mark gives some tips.
An international student describes the difficulties of his complex origins, and the solace he found in a liberal arts major.
Check out the early decision acceptance rates of some of the United States’ top universities, including all eight Ivy Leagues.
Stanford University has decided it will not release early admissions data this December.
Yale University, an Ivy League school, just released its early admission data for the Class of 2021.
Princeton saw a spike in early applications this year.
Look at Brown University’s early admissions statistics over the years, and you see that nearly everything is going up.