Tag: Demonstrated Interest
Legacy status in college admissions can be a confusing avenue to travel, but there can be some benefits – and drawbacks – to applying to college as a legacy.
As admissions officers continually search for new ways to responsibly distinguish between the “best of the best,” social media’s role has grown in importance.
You’ve likely heard a “secret” admissions rumor from a friend of a friend that has made you panic. But what is the truth?
Students who are considering applying early should understand the differences among plans, the potential outcomes, and the choices that students can make.
As social media becomes more of a staple in everyday life for college-bound students, many wonder how social media affects the college admission process.
Given the transcript’s importance, students should thoughtfully consider what courses they should take each year and plan ahead for subsequent years.
There are a myriad of factors that admissions officers consider when evaluating college applications, and it’s important to understand what universities are looking for in order to have the best chance of admission to your top-choice institutions.
We encourage students to think more critically about their strengths and develop application strategies that emphasize a match between their unique qualities and what the schools of their choice would be interested in.
It’s important for applicants, especially those from China, to set themselves apart from other applicants through extracurricular involvement, essays, demonstrated interest, and recommendations.
Spring is a great time for college-bound juniors and their families to visit college campuses.
The process of applying to colleges and universities in the US differs greatly from most other countries where university entrance is often based solely on academics or an entrance exam.
We always encourage students to visit if they can, but if it’s just not possible, there are many alternatives that international students can explore to get to know a US university better (and demonstrate their interest!).