Top States For 2023 Grads?
Though my students still apply to dream schools in the northeast and midwest that admit <15%, the collective gaze has shifted south. Colleges in these states attracted the most applications (increasing in order). Since decisions are still coming in, I’ll report on that later. Students submitted 10 applications to schools in Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Texas, and West Virginia. Along with the usual enthusiasm for the Crimson Tide, I saw my first applicant to Ole Miss. The Te
Georgia College Trip Reviews
UGA, Georgia Tech, and Emory visits were planned: discovering SCAD Atlanta was an exciting surprise. University of Georgia: Enjoyed a private tour of the sprawling campus and a delicious southern dinner at The Last Resort with a former student/current freshman accounting major. The work can be challenging, but she's loving every part of the traditional college experience. Met with our gracious NJ rep the following morning and learned that UGA is receiving many apps and they a
Details from the Florida Fiesta Tour: 6 colleges in 3 days
Florida Atlantic University: 15,000 students, traditional college experience with school spirit in beautiful Boca Raton. Most competitive major: direct-entry nursing. Unique offering within FAU: Wilkes Honors College: app 800 students, small seminar-style courses, live on campus in Jupiter for the first 2 years. Affiliation with Scripps College. Research in medical science/BS/MD program. New 35 million dollar Brain Institute. Lynn University: Also in Boca Raton, small but ful
You’ve been admitted! You’ve been deferred…
Why do so many decisions come out late on Friday afternoon? Admissions offices send out their notifications and turn off the lights…avoiding calls from a flurry of unhappy students. But last Friday, as I wrapped up my Florida trip at the University of Central Florida’s Rosen Hospitality School, I got plenty of good news too. The Universities of Michigan, Wisconsin, Miami, and Maryland sent out “Congratulations!” notices (or shared them on the portal) to several of my students