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More Universities are Moving to Random Audits of Applications

on October 18, 2010 in Application Process

Stanford University has joined the ranks of the University of California system and other universities in performing random audits of admissions applications. This sends an important message to applicants regarding honesty and accountability that is essential in the application process.  The National Association of College Admissions Counseling, which aims to ensure that its member institutions […]

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UW Honors Update

on October 6, 2010 in Application Process

The University of Washington Honors Program application has gone live with the following prompt (and tips) for the essay. All applicants must answer Essay Prompt 1 and then must answer either Essay Prompt 2a or 2b, using no more than 300 words per response: Carol Dweck has said the following about success in college: “‘Hard […]

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Preview of 2010-2011 Common Application

on May 20, 2010 in Alerts, Application Process

The Common Application will go live on August 1st, 2010, a month later than in previous years; however, a preview version is available for planning purposes. The Common Application provides both online and print versions of First-year and Transfer Applications for nearly 400 institutions representing the full range of higher education institutions in the US. […]

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UW Honors Announces New Core Curriculum Beginning Fall 2010

This just in from the UW Honors Program We are excited to announce the launch of our new core curriculum for the University of Washington Honors Program, beginning autumn 2010. This new curriculum focuses on modes of thinking across disciplines and the integration of academic and experiential learning.  Students are now able to choose from […]

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