Q&A Becoming a Mentor
Is there an application for being a mentor? Right now, all of our mentors are bloggers for the Collegiate soRead more.
Tufts Syndrome Unwrapped Have you ever heard others claim they were rejected by a school because they were “overly qualified”Read more.
Q&A — What’s the Most Important Part of the Application?
Q: If I was put on a waitlist, but didn’t make it, would it be a big deal to applyRead more.
Studying for the Critical Reading Section of the SAT — Vocabulary Lists
The sentence-completion questions of the critical reading section of the SAT test your ability to use vocabulary in context. Oftentimes,Read more.
Pros and Cons of Early Action
Defining Early Action Early action programs allow students to apply to colleges and universities at an early deadline and inRead more.
Q&A How Much Time Should I Devote to the College Process?
I really want my family to host an exchange student for the upcoming school year. I will be a seniorRead more.
Pros and Cons of Rolling Admissions
Many colleges and universities employ rolling admissions policies. Rolling admissions give students a long period of time in which theyRead more.
Q&A Bad Guidance Counselor
Guidance counselors are notoriously overworked. Often, there will be a student to counselor ratio of something like 400:1. If youRead more.
History of the SAT
The College Board was formed in 1900 with the intent of standardizing the admissions process at elite universities. At aroundRead more.
Leading Decision Scientist Talks College Admissions
For parents, watching their children go through the college admissions process can seem like watching animals in heat fighting forRead more.