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Georgia Tech's Senior Assistant Director of Admission, Katie Mattli shares what she "sees" in applications even when she can't see you. Great tips for these crazy times.
Reassuring thoughts and suggestions from the Director of Recruitment and Talent at Emory. What about tests? What about my extracurricular activities that have been squashed? A short blog article that will definitely make you feel better and might give you some ideas about standing out from your peers even in a crisis.
While it's nice early in high school senior's year to know where they will be attending school, the writer notes, "let’s face it, early deadlines for college admission really are designed to benefit colleges, not students."
Clear your head, prepare your work space, and have key documents ready to make the application process slightly less painful.
Director of college counseling and outreach at an independent college preparatory school for grades 6-12 discusses some of the flaws in college ranking publications, such as the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges ranking.
An interesting perspective from an opera singer turned Fortune 500 company senior vice president. Your child may pursue a path in music, but the skills developed in furthering his or her passion will always be useful in other professions and in life.
Another good Georgia Tech article about discussing the family's commitment to finance a student's school dreams.
New York Times article about the college admissions cheating scandal. There's always someone looking for a shortcut. Our process requires hard work from the student, involvement from families, and a lot of guidance from us. We work as a team to attain a strong set of choices for each student. Contact us if you're interested in doing that hard work!
A Georgia Tech Admissons blog article about the importance of making the right choice in college selection. The author notes over 400 colleges exceeding the national average graduation rate of 60%. There are over 4,000 degree granting colleges in the US, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Choosing the right college can have a profound effect on a student's success in school.