Category Archives: Applying Early

What Future College Students Should Know About The Current College Admission Environment

What Future College Students Should Know About The Current College Admission Environment

The current college admissions environment points to several important factors that future college students should know. As future college students prepare for the current college admission environment, it is vital to stay informed on recent admission trends Continue reading

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Early Admission Results: What To Do Next

Early Admission Results: What To Do Next

It’s a big week for those of you who have applied Early Decision (ED), Restrictive Early Action (REA) or Early Action (EA). No doubt, apprehension & excitement are looming as you look online or in mailboxes for admission decisions.
Regardless of your Early Admission Results, here’s what to do next… Continue reading

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The New Coalition Application

The New Coalition Application

On Saturday, October 3rd, three Board Members of the new Coalition Application, Barbara Gill, Associate Vice President for enrollment management at the University of Maryland, John Latting, Assistant Vice Provost for undergraduate enrollment and Dean of Admission at Emory University, and Audrey Smith, Vice President for enrollment at Smith College presented a summary of their “work in progress” to an audience of over 500 people at the National Association for College Admission Counselors (NACAC) Conference in San Diego. The announcement of this new application hosted by 83 colleges in collaboration with CollegeNet came just a few days prior to the conference, setting up a storm of conversation and questions. The Coalition Colleges want to increase college access for all students and add another way to apply in addition to the several online applications that currently exist. Continue reading

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What To Do If You Are Deferred

What To Do If You Are Deferred

We know that application numbers this season are way up. It’s quite possible that you are a qualified student who has been deferred from your first choice college. Thousands of college applicants have been deferred for consideration during the regular admission cycle. Although this is disappointing, it is not necessarily bad news. A deferral means that you are qualified and that the admission officers will take another look at your application file during their regular admission period. So, what to do? Continue reading

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Are You Ready For College Prep This Summer?

Are You Ready For College Prep This Summer?

  Although many decisions are made during senior year, it is best to begin the college prep process early. Do enjoy some down time this summer, but remain productive, active and interested… read, exercise, visit campuses while traveling, keep a … Continue reading

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Why Early College Prep Is Important

Although many decisions are made during senior year, it is best to begin the college process early.

There are countless details involved in the college admissions process and gaining the knowledge necessary in a timely manner is crucial to ultimately making the final decision on where you will attend. Continue reading

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Early Applications: Admitted, Denied or Deferred? Here’s What To Do Next

It’s a big week for those of you who have applied Early Decision (ED), Restrictive Early Action (REA) or Early Action (EA). No doubt apprehension & excitement are looming as you look online or in mailboxes for admission decisions. Regardless … Continue reading

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College Essay & Application Mistakes To Avoid

Once you hit submit and send in your applications, it is too late to make any corrections. So be wise and avoid errors prior to sending off your applications. Here are some errors students make that you can watch for: … Continue reading

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Common Application College Essay & Writing Supplements

Each of the colleges listed on the Common Application has the option of including a writing supplement. This is where the individual college may ask additional essay questions to gain more insight about the applicant. Continue reading

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What Are You Doing This Summer?

Although many decisions are made during senior year, it is best to begin the college process early. Do enjoy some down time this summer but remain productive, active and interested…read, exercise, visit campuses while traveling, keep a journal, develop a hobby and collaborate on something meaningful. Continue reading

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