What matters most in college admissions?

The factors that matter most in college admissions can vary depending on the individual college or university and the specific program to which a student is applying. However, some common factors that are typically considered in college admissions include: Academic achievement: Colleges and universities generally place a strong emphasis on a student's academic record, including... Read more

A Counselor’s Role In College Admissions

A Counselor’s Role In College Admissions   A high school counselor has many jobs, from helping students with their mental and physical health to giving them advice about college applications and more. This article will focus on the latter of these things, and why counselors are so important when it comes to college admissions.  ... Read more


PREP SCHOOL ADMISSIONS A college-preparatory school (usually shortened to preparatory school or prep school) is a type of secondary school. The term refers to public, private independent or parochial schools primarily designed to prepare students for higher education. Admission is sometimes based on specific selection criteria, usually academic, but some schools have open enrolment for some families, the college application process starts early--well before campus visits, entrance exams.... Read more