Tag: admission

Second Time Around: The Transfer Admission Process

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Dean of Admission, Gonzaga University

Any college student who transfers from one institution to another has a story. Here, one university insider explains how to translate that story in your transfer application. read more

Seven Tips for International Students Considering Studying in the United States

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Student

An international student shares some of her advice for applying to colleges in the United States and adjusting to life in America. read more

The IB and the International Student: Part II

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Student, Brown University

The IB may arguably be the best college preparatory program out there today, but it's difficult. As an international student, should you choose to take the IB if American colleges don't even factor IB scores into your admission decision? This soon-to-be college freshman thinks you should! read more

Top 5 Myths About the SAT

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Director of SAT Programs, Veritas Prep

From thinking the SAT is the be-all-end-all metric of your college application to believing it's your only admission option, here are a few common myths about that venerated (and feared) standardized test. read more

5 Reasons to Keep Student Loan Debt to a Minimum

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Author, Money Crashers Advisor

There are many ways to reduce the cost of college--some are easy, some require a little work. However, cutting down on how much money you need to borrow for school is always worth the effort. read more

4 Steps to Choosing a College Major

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

"So, what are you going to major in?" It's probably one of the most frequently asked questions an incoming college freshman hears. There is a lot of pressure out there to have your whole career plan figured out ahead of time, and it all starts with choosing a major. Although making this initial decision can feel a bit challenging, it can also be fun and help you learn a little more about yourself. read more

Help Your Student Transition to College

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Freelance Writer

Students are bound to encounter big changes as they make the transition from high school to college student. How can you as a parent help them navigate those twists and turns? read more

Should I Transfer?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

Students who know they'll be transferring from their two-year or four-year school into another college or university can go into the process feeling secure in their decision. But what if you're on the fence? read more

Why Diversity Matters in College Admission

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College Admission Coach; Author

College counselor and Quetzal Mama Roxanne Ocampo debunks some myths while sharing the importance of diversity and cultural authenticity in the college admission process. read more

Starting Your U.S. University Adventure

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Assistant Director of Admission, Carnegie Mellon University

Your success as a student in America hinges on your knowledge that your university of choice is going to fulfill your expectations, from majors to student life. read more