College admissions

New SAT

Students Look Forward To Revamped SAT With More Focus On ‘Real-World’ Problems

Real-world problems, more “focused” topics, and the elimination of “obscure vocabulary” are among the features of the revamped SAT for college admissions, which will be rolled out in 2016.

04/16/2014

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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Extracurriculars That Look Great On Your College Application

Colleges want passonate, engaged, energetic students with leadership potential. Here’s how to show them that you are the student they’re looking for.

07/15/2013

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Victim Of Vassar College Admissions Snafu Tells Tale Of Disappointment To CBS 2

A dream denied. On Monday, a heartbroken high school student who thought he was accepted to prestigious Vassar College spoke out about what it was like learning there was a mistake.

01/30/2012