Professional resumes are the bread and butter of applications. Whether it be for colleges or for a job, a professional resume is a quick one page snapshot of one’s professional and academic performance.
Legacy. Demonstrated interest. Grit. In the process of applying to colleges, you will almost certainly come across one or more of these terms. You might have a sense of the definitions of these words, but, to colleges, they often hold a different or more specific meaning. Keep reading to find out what these words (and others) mean in college admissions!
Confused about which questions to ask during college visits? Learn about the questions you should and should not ask the various individuals you will encounter during your tour.
Spring break is around the corner and a lot of high school juniors are planning on their college visits over this period. In fact, it is highly suggested by school advisors and admission officers that students use college visits as part of their preparation for application. How can you maximize your college visits?
Martha Collins, a Stanford alum, shares her Stanford admissions story. She discusses her tips for best approaching the application process and what she feels made her application stand out.
In the colleges admissions, you will inevitably be put in the situation in which sending an email is necessary. What follows here is a list of 3 emails you will likely need to write during this college admissions process and models of how to write them.
It's easy to get caught up in increasing your "status" as a student. How do you get that extra 10 points on your in-class exam?
As an applicant, if you had applied to schools in the Ivy League, February is usually when these schools will have their alumni reach out to you for an interview. These Ivy League Alumni Interviews may seem of marginal value to an applicant, but they’re actually extremely useful.
College visits are a great way to learn more about a school before you apply—to let you imagine yourself on campus and get a better sense of whether you feel at home there, something that can be hard to figure out from reading about a place online.