Start preparing for the SAT exam, which is an important factor in determining Ivy League admission success.
In the first blog post
of this two-part series, we defined underrepresented minorities in the...Continue reading
The eight Ivy League schools use a numerical ranking system known as the Academic Index (AI) to rank students. The Ivy League originally developed the AI to ensure athletic recruits met a minimum academic standard that was relatively uniform across the eight schools.
In this article, we briefly discuss the AI—what i...Continue reading
As you prepare to apply for college, you’ll likely be considering your academic record, extracurricular activities
, and other factors that will make ...Continue reading
At top colleges, the term underrepresented minority (URM) is used narrowly to refer to black, Native American, and Hispanic applicants; admissions rates among these groups have been historically low. Top colleges strive to create racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse classes, ...Continue reading
In our previous blog post
, we examined the differences between applying regul...Continue reading
When the time finally comes to send in your college applications, you’ll have to choose when and how to apply. Usually, high school students can choose between applying regular decision, Continue reading
One of the foremost characteristics college admissions officers
look for in applicants is the ability to innovate. Top colleges want...Continue reading
The personal essay is one of the most important components of the Common Application
—it gives you a chance to show the admissions officers who you are and how...Continue reading
Most high school students are aware that their academic performance will be one of the decisive factors in the college admission process. As a result, some college applicants try to achieve the highest GPA possible and pay little attention to the quality of their course load, thus ignoring this important compon...Continue reading