Category Archives: College Decision

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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Questions For Colleges Once You’re Accepted

Questions For Colleges Once You’re Accepted

Many of you may have conducted campus visits prior to being accepted and may have participated in campus tours and spent some time on campus. Now that you are accepted students you may choose to visit again or for the first time before making your decision. Once accepted, your questions may become more detail oriented. Continue reading

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Admission Results Ahead: What To Do While You Wait!

Admission Results Ahead: What To Do While You Wait!

You have undoubtedly worked hard to complete your applications and finally they are submitted! Waiting for admission results is difficult. However, you should be aware of next steps. Now what? For the next few weeks, you may feel the anxiousness of the notorious college waiting game as nerves build and decision time gets closer.

With admission results announced in the coming weeks, here’s what to do now. Tips for keeping track of your submitted college applications while you are waiting for admission results: Continue reading

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Don’t Force The College Fit

Look at just about any Independent College Admission website, and you will see some language referring to the goal of finding the right fit for the college applicant, academically and financially. This has led to a plethora of websites that … Continue reading

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The Improper Act of Double Depositing

The Improper Act of Double Depositing

Making your final college choice by the decision and payment date of May 1st is not easy especially if you have been waitlisted by other colleges you are also considering. Some choose to “double deposit” and send deposits to several institutions where they have been accepted. In fact, if you do this, you are telling two or more colleges that you plan on attending in the fall. Continue reading

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Guidelines For Making The Final College Choice

Guidelines For Making The Final College Choice

The waiting is almost over as admission notices get sent out now and within the next few weeks. Making an informed and correct college choice is crucial. There are a variety of ways that each person goes about making their final college choice. Factors in selecting a college may vary from person to person. However, there are some common questions that should be taken into consideration. Here are guidelines for making the final college choice: Continue reading

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Symptoms of Senioritis

Symptoms of Senioritis

While seniors wait for admission decisions, it is essential that they focus on maintaining a strong academic record and excellent behavior. Colleges do rescind admission offers based on poor academic performance during senior year. 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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What to Know About College Admission Decisions

What to Know About College Admission Decisions

With college admissions decisions recently released, those in high school can see how difficult it is to gain acceptance at more selective colleges. Regardless of a student’s eventual college list, it is essential to take certain steps. Continue reading

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The March Madness of College Admissions: Waiting for Decisions

You have undoubtedly worked hard to complete your applications and finally they are submitted! Now what? For the next few weeks, you may feel the anxiousness of the notorious college waiting game as nerves build and decision time gets closer. Here are tips for keeping track of your submitted college applications Continue reading

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