• Posts Tagged ‘demonstrated interest’

    How Applications are Read

    by  • May 18, 2017 • Applications, Blog, College Admissions • 0 Comments

    All too often I hear students talk about their grades and test scores as they hope to gain admission to one of the super-selective colleges. And while strong grades and outstanding test scores are absolutely important aspects of the process, they are far from the only ones. Admissions counselors across the country will read...

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    Why Just Submitting an Application isn’t Enough

    by  • December 10, 2015 • Blog, College Admissions, College Lists, Demonstrated Interest • 0 Comments

    Frequently I find students applying to too many colleges. They think there’s some underlying mathematical equation that says the more colleges you apply to, the greater your chances are of being admitted to one. Unfortunately, it’s just not true. Especially with the more selective schools that sit atop the various sets of rankings. If...

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    Demonstrating Your Interest to Colleges – Make it Count

    by  • May 12, 2015 • Blog, Campus Visits, College Admissions, Demonstrated Interest • 0 Comments

    As I visit colleges and talk with admission counselors, it has become rather clear that how much interest an applicant shows in a school really can matter. Like anything in the college application process, applicants cannot afford to rely on doing the minimum and expect to be considered a strong applicant. Especially at the...

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    How Many Colleges You Apply To Matters

    by  • January 8, 2015 • Applications, Blog, College Admissions, College Lists, Demonstrated Interest • 0 Comments

    I often get asked the question, “How many colleges should I apply to?” I’ve heard many arguments for the “right” number of schools and, to be honest, I think it’s all a crapshoot. As every student is different in his or her abilities, profile, priorities, and goals, the right number of colleges for each...

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