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 Truth About the College Essay

When it comes to writing the college essay, it seems like everyone has advice. Precisely because it is personal and subjective, the...

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...

The UB4U Library Launch

The UB4U Library is open for business. It’s an easy, visual, one-stop, no-cost knowledge shop for university-bound students and families....