Do colleges care how many times I take the SAT or ACT? How many attempts is too many? How can I calculate my goal score?
Teachers are encouraged to write letters of recommendation for students who ask for them, but how can you ensure that the letter will be good? In this article, we cover how to ask for teacher recommendations in a way that maximizes quality.
When considering all the other factors – test scores, extracurricular activities, essays – how much do grades matter in college admissions? The answer: It depends on the school.
The college consultation industry has emerged throughout the past decade as a product of an increasingly competitive climate for college applications. But just as every student is not the ideal candidate for college, not every college-bound student requires the help of a consultant.
It’s officially the new year, which means that the majority of college deadlines have passed. Most schools offer early action or early decision deadlines in October. Then, there are UC deadlines in November, and most regular deadlines in December. But there are still many reasons that you may want to continue applying to colleges with later application deadlines.
The Additional Information Section has, for years, been the secret space for students to add depth to their extracurricular and academic experience. Don’t make the mistake of overlooking this section on the Common App.