“We are never going to see them…” I heard this so many times during admissions committee when I worked as an admissions counselor at Kenyon College. The story was the same every time–smart kid who was a “stealth applicant” (no, they weren’t a secret agent…a stealth applicant is just an […]
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A few months ago, I was visiting the campus of an Ivy League school (I won’t give it away, but it rhymes with “Clown”). It was a gorgeous day–the campus was perfect, happy students were lounging on the quad, etc. etc. After the tour, I took a seat in the […]
Are you looking to attain the best possible education without breaking the bank? While a great education can be had at almost any school (depending on the student), it doesn’t hurt to be surrounded by similarly high-achieving peers and have great resources at your disposal. Below, find a list of merit scholarships […]
I put my pencil down and packed up my notebooks into my hunter green backpack. Then I heard it: RIIIIIIIIIIIIING!!! The sweet sound of the last bell of the school year. For students, this is one of the most beautiful sounds because it means that summer vacation has arrived. Summer […]
Early Decision and early action (hereafter referred to as ED and EA) policies have become really popular. On the surface, it is a great deal: you apply to your dream college early, you get in early, and you don’t have to worry about sending out dozens of applications. However, what […]
This is the first post in a series outlining the entire admissions process for students and parents. As a first-generation college student and current college admissions professional, I know that the process can be quite daunting daunting (and indeed, it is unfortunately a complicated process). The internet is full of […]