TRENDS, RESOURCES AND IDEAS

 

The Liberal Arts College Difference

“Have you considered applying to a liberal arts college,’’ the admissions consultant asks. The student stares back, blankly. “What’s a...

The Early Decision Decision

Early or regular decision? In addition to managing tests, grades, research, recommendations, resumes, essays, and deadlines, many...

The Pandemic's Lesson of Resilience

Resilience is the new buzzword in university admissions. And maybe it’s the key to pandemic survival and recovery, and maybe it’s a key...

Merit Aid: A Win-Win?

Students and families who may have difficulty affording the sticker price for U.S. colleges and universities often have a basic...

The Campus Visit: International Edition

Campus visits are part of the research that helps students identify potentially “right fit” schools. Even with a plethora of information...

Putting 'Fit' First

It’s springtime, and as students prepare to hear from universities, it seems like a good time to reflect on “fit.” Fit is the watchword...