The college admissions frenzy begins long before a high school junior registers to take the SAT or meets with his or her guidance counselor to build a college list. Often it begins in elementary or middle school when parents hear about an ever more competitive world of college admissions and begin to groom their students for […]
Summer is the time to take a deep breath, kick back and regroup. For rising high school seniors, it’s also the time to think about college applications, campus visits, and personal statements (also known as the college application essay). That doesn’t have to be an ordeal or even inspire anxiety; planning ahead and tackling the […]
This article from the WSJ may help to demystify the college student loan process. http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-pick-the-right-student-loan-1422849605
Tuition and Fees, 1998-99 Through 2014-15 From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “This table shows the “sticker prices”—published tuition and required fees—at more than 3,100 colleges and universities for the 2014-15 academic year. Click the institutions’ names to see historical data back to 1998. ” Read article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Admissions officers use the personal statement to get to know a student beyond the facts and figures of the common application. Here is a list of links to helpful articles on the college essay: Read this article in US News and World Report for the top 10 tips on writing the essay. What is the […]
More and more college students are taking six years or more to graduate college leading to increased debt and financial burden on families. Read the New York Times article on this troubling phenomenon.