Tom Weede

Articles

How do admission counselors rank the different application elements, like GPA, test scores, essay, and recommendations?

This may vary by school, but in many cases the work that you have done over three to four years of high school is the most important indicator of your ability to do college level work. It is not just the grades, but the rigor of the classes that you take that will show your abilities.read more

How should I start my college search?

Here are four questions that, if you can honestly answer to yourself, it will help narrow it down. read more

Insider Essay Advice

Where does your application essay stack up against the thousands that are submitted every year?read more