A group of high school and college students have created a new website that allows you to learn about colleges from those who know them best--current and recent students. It's the perfect complement to virtual tours. The best way to access it is through the Facebook link below: Photo: University of Southern California https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thecolleget.com%2F%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR2DnAeFEqyg-40D8orfT-LczPT7Rqwj9gEEFo1MEh9i3GsPjuINKZAuzQk&h=AT3RHvt_E7Ag1QOO0a
It came as no surprise that College Board announced that they would discontinue "the supplementary exams in various fields known as SAT subject tests." The organization, citing the coronavirus crisis, said the pandemic has “accelerated a process already underway at the College Board to reduce and simplify demands on students.” College Board also said that Advanced Placement courses are better measures of a student’s knowledge in specific subject areas these days, as they “pro
What's different this year? Obviously everything. But I hope to quell some of the anxiety by sharing what I'm seeing with my students and hearing from colleagues about theirs. Yield is everything! Colleges need to believe you will enroll if they admit you--or they'll likely defer. For the first time, students are being deferred at colleges where they are even slightly above the profile. The deferral rate grew last year and continues to do so. Why? More applications are being
From Harvard's "Making Caring Common Project"-please read (bold type mine)! Parents and other primary caregivers shape their children’s moral development in myriad ways. They also often influence every phase of the college preparation, search, and admissions process.
Yet the troubling reality is that a great many parents are fundamentally failing to prepare young people to be caring, ethical community members and citizens. That’s true in part because of the degree to which pa