Ask the Expert: Waitlists

Ask the Expert: Waitlists

Q.My high school senior was waitlisted at one of the colleges they applied to. What happens next?   A.First, provide encouragement. A wait list offer means the college would like to admit the student if a space opens up—they should feel great about that! We...
Ask the Expert: Building the College List

Ask the Expert: Building the College List

Q.What’s the right number of colleges to apply to?   A. We’ve seen an increasing trend of students applying to more and more colleges—it’s not uncommon to find students applying to over ten or fifteen schools these days. However, the true driver of success...
Admissions Application Cycles

Admissions Application Cycles

Many colleges offer both early and regular application cycles giving students flexibility to apply when the timing is right for them. Students need to be aware of the application options and deadlines for each college on their list, and then decide when to apply based...