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...

Don't Get Lost In Translation

What’s the difference between a course and a major? Or a Baccalaureate and a Bachelor’s? There is not only an ocean between the US and...

The Early Decision Decision

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

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...

Tuition Roulette

For university-bound students planning to study in the U.S., the only thing more shocking about a school’s sticker price is the discovery...

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...