Noelle Compton

Is a Liberal Arts College Right for Me?

Is a Liberal Arts College Right for Me? There is much to love about a liberal arts college: the size, the curriculum, the intimacy. However, you may be asking yourself, “Is a liberal arts college right for me?” In this article, we will define what a liberal arts education entails and discuss who may benefit …

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How Much Do Grades Matter in College Admissions?

How much do grades matter in college admissions? You’ve probably heard it all your life: “You have to get good grades or you won’t get into a good college!” But when considering all the other factors – test scores, extracurricular activities, essays – how much do grades actually matter in college admissions? The answer: It …

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What is Demonstrated Interest in College Admissions?

What is Demonstrated Interest in College Admissions? In recent years, admissions offices have begun tracking prospective students’ engagement with recruiting materials. They do this to track something called demonstrated interest, but what is demonstrated interest in college admissions? And more importantly, how do you make sure you are meeting the admissions office’s expectations? By NOELLE …

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Reframing Attitudes toward Diversity in College Admissions

Reframing Attitudes towards Diversity in College Admissions There are many misconceptions about how racial diversity factors into college admissions. We at The Admissions Angle want to take the opportunity to voice our support for equity throughout the admissions process, offer ways of reframing attitudes toward access to higher education, and share helpful resources that may …

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