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Application Process

The Common Application

on March 3, 2009 in Application Process, Tips & Resources

Summer is a great time for rising seniors to begin the college application process so they can avoid the fall crunch when classes start. A good place to start is with The Common Application; students can submit one common form to any of 345 colleges. Begin by downloading and printing the application form to get […]

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Update on Admissions

Many private colleges continue to offer excellent financial and merit aid for students, often making the private school choice a good alternative to the public schools which are facing cutbacks. Business Week has recently published an article that highlights various schools and their approaches to recent economic pressures. Representatives for the Washington State System have […]

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The Impact of Social Networking Sites on College Admissions

on September 19, 2008 in Admissions Process, Application Process

A recent survey of college admissions offices highlights the impact a student’s Facebook or MySpace page can have on admissions decisions. While the percentage of admissions offices checking social networking sites is still fairly small, the numbers are growing. Admissions officers may check these sites if there is a concern or question about an applicant, […]

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