Tag: selective colleges

Overcoming Undermatching: Heartfelt Advice for High School Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Harvard University

Undermatching is when qualified students don't apply to (or attend) selective colleges that might fit them. These tips can help them overcome the undermatching "disease." read more

The Great Divide: Help Low-Income Students Get into Big-Ticket Colleges

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

The exclusion of low-income students at the best schools results in a devastating waste of potential. What can you do to help students who are short on cash but accomplished academically? 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