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“Eight of the Best” College Admissions Updates

on May 29, 2015 in Selecting Your College
“Eight of the Best” College Admissions Updates

I recently attended a valuable presentation hosted by eight small, liberal arts colleges from across the US. Here are some key highlights of just some of the important information provided.   Colorado College The Block Plan: 1 class at a time for 3.5 weeks, then 4 days off Never more than 25 students Focused immersion, […]

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From the Hudson Valley to the Midwest

on May 29, 2015 in College Visits
From the Hudson Valley to the Midwest

April was busy, with lots of college visits on the agenda. My visits started in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley at Bard College. This rural campus is 90 miles north of New York City and has a strong sense of community with faculty living nearby and engaging in activities on campus. Most students live on […]

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Interesting Look Inside the Admissions Process

on February 17, 2011 in Admissions Process, New This Month

This short video from The Today Show provides an excellent window into the admissions process at a highly selective liberal arts college. The subjective nature of the process is highlighted, with many factors influencing decisions.

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Pacific Northwest Regional Admissions Counselors Event

Pacific Northwest Regional Admissions Counselors Event

Regional counselors from 13 colleges and universities provided updates on their programs. The following is a summary of the key highlights for each of the schools. Carroll College in Helena, Montana, is Catholic and value-priced, offering small classes and an environment promoting support and success. Lectures may take place in professors’ living rooms. Many students […]

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