Tag: college admissions

Social Media for Incoming Freshmen

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Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

We spoke to Katherine Cohen, founder of IvyWise, who has some great advice on how to jump-start your college life over the summer. Think social media! read more

Race as a Factor in College Acceptance

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Broadcast Journalism Major, Boston University

After a recent case involving two applicants to the University of Texas, our diversity blogger looks at the role of race in the college admission process. read more

Your Checklist for Making the Final College Decision

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President and Founder of College Connections

Making an informed college decision is crucial. Factors in selecting a college may vary from person to person. However, there are some common questions every student should take into consideration. read more

Been There, Done That: College Interview Advice

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Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

We interviewed a current college student for some sound advice for students who may be interviewing for admission in the upcoming weeks. read more

Preparing Yourself: The April Vacation Research

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Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

There's nothing better than April vacation in high school: the weather is perfect and you are just mere months away from summer. Vacation is great for kicking back and relaxing, but it is also free time to get your admission information on the right track. read more

Todd Johnson, Founder and President of College Admissions Partners

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Todd Johnson is the founder and president of College Admissions Partners and the author of B.S./M.D. Programs - The Complete Guide: Getting into Medical School from High School. read more

Not Your Typical Admission Essay

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Market Research Senior Analyst, Carnegie Communications

Multimedia essays are a new trend in the college admission process. read more

The 10 Most Important Factors in College Admissions

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Certified Educational Planner, Score at the Top Learning Centers and Schools

Judi Robinovitz is a certified educational planner with Score at the Top Learning Centers and Schools. Here, she shares some advice to help your students get into the colleges of their dreams. read more

College Admission More Complex than Ever

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Educational Consultant, Pearl Glassman Educational Counseling

Educational consultant Janet Loren explores the changing face of college admissions and what it means for students, parents, and college counselors. read more

Marna Atkin, Independent Consultant at Atkin College Counseling

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Marna Atkin is an independent college consultant at Atkin College Counseling, LLC. She has 30 years of experience as a high school guidance counselor and three years of experience as an independent college consultant. read more