What Does a Spring Admission to a College Mean?

While it certainly isn’t as common as being admitted in the fall, spring admissions are options at many colleges and universities across the country. Put simply, it means that students are admitted to a school for the spring semester. This is generally a smaller admittance pool. At some schools, students can indicate that they would …

Student Events that Happen After You Accept a College Offer

Congratulations! You’ve chosen your college. You may be wondering what happens next. Every school is different, but here are a few events you can expect to happen over the next few months. Orientation  Almost all colleges and universities have some sort of orientation for students. This is usually a “getting to know you” time for …

How To Start Narrowing Down Your Final College Choices

Your acceptance letters have come in. Congratulations! But now comes the time to narrow down your options. For some people, it’s easy. For others, it takes a little while. Here are some tricks to lead you closer to your pick. Know your priorities. What are you looking for most about a school? Is it the …

What to Do Once You’ve Received a College Acceptance Letter

“Dear ____, we are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted into _____ University.” Many an acceptance letter starts off this way—typically followed by a huge smile, a tear, or maybe even jumping-up-and-down-squeals of delight. Getting a college acceptance letter is oftentimes a big moment for a student, and the first step towards …

Preparing For A Successful College Admissions Interview

Feeling nervous at the thought of your upcoming college admissions interview? You don’t have to be. Think of the interview as an opportunity to let the admissions officer get to know more about you beyond the academic and personal details you provided on their application form. These few tips will help you be more prepared …

Questions YOU Should Ask in a College Interview

Typically, when it comes to an interview you’re the one answering the questions instead of asking them. However, when the interview draws to a close most interviewers will ask the student, “Do you have any questions for me?” Your answer should always be YES! You should have a handful of questions prepared as you walk …

Tips to Help You Beat The Admissions Odds

With the number of college applications far outnumbering the number of places available every year, colleges can afford to be super picky during the selection process. They set the benchmark very high so only the best of the best meet their stringent criteria. While getting accepted into the college of your choice may seem like …