Written with Aimee Kahn-Foss, Director of Admission, and Rachel West, Associate Director of Admission, at Agnes Scott College. For more information related to this post, check out their page, “Why….
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Written with Bob Dannenhold (Collegeology/Application Navigation) What is the Post 9/11 GI Bill? The Post 9/11 GI Bill made more than 2 million service members eligible for the most generous….
Written by Dustin Lynn (Director of College Counseling at Battle Ground Academy in TN) and Andrew Moe (Director of Admissions at Swarthmore College in PA). In this post, we’ll cover: ….
Written by Tiffany Knight and Emily Dobson —Disclaimer: This timeline is focused on the US admissions process. If you are considering applying outside of the US, please note the respective….
Let’s start with an analogy. Imagine you’re an artist. Picasso, O’Keefe, Van Gogh—you pick. There are many different ways of painting a work of art, but here are two: You….
Agent: A company (agency) or individual (agent) contracted and paid by high schools and universities in other countries to advise and recruit students to their institutions. Apostille: A legalized document…..
To whom it may concern: You look at Jordan’s application, and the story writes itself—fantastic test scores, pathetic grades, weak extracurriculars–anyone would look at those and think “smart, but doesn’t….
Here’s a great question to ask as you’re brainstorming possible topics for this essay: What communities am I part of? Create a “communities” chart (see link below) listing all the….
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As a public university, UNC Chapel Hill puts a lot of value in people and the experiences they bring to the table. Much of what school officials are interested in….
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