Alexis Colbert

Alexis Colbert

Alexis Colbert

Former Assistant Director of Admission at Rice University
Former Senior Admissions Fellow at Dartmouth College

4,000+ Applications Read and Evaluated

Alexis earned their B.A. in Anthropology at Dartmouth College and a M.A. in Social Anthropology at the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies, supported by a Dartmouth fellowship. At Dartmouth College, Alexis was a Senior Admissions Fellow, conducting outreach, writing blog posts, and evaluating applications.

In college admissions at Rice University, Alexis recruited students nationally, particularly from the Midwest, reviewed over 4,000 applications, offered sessions on applying to selective universities, and served on Rice’s Access and Inclusion team. They were also involved in strategic planning and campus programming for admitted students and visitors.

Can you use the same Common Application Essay when Reapplying

Can you use the same Common Application Essay when Reapplying?

By Alexis Colbert / 05/17/2024

So you applied to college before and did not get your desired results. With a fully completed application under your belt, you may ask yourself, how much of the application do you really need to complete all over again? Will an admissions office be able to tell if you are re-applying?  Yes, most applications ask…

Common Application 101 - What you need to know

Common Application 101

By Alexis Colbert / 02/26/2024

As you approach your senior year of college you begin preparations for college application season. You may tour multiple campuses over the summer or watch video upon video on the application process. The first question to address on this journey is what is the Common Application? With multiple application deadlines throughout the fall and winter…

Transfer Admissions Requirements

Transfer Admissions Requirements

By Alexis Colbert / 09/29/2023

When looking to change colleges, students are required to re-enter the admissions process. The application while having similarities is not exactly the same as that for applying as a first-year student graduating from high school. What application components stay the same, which differ, and what will you need to apply for transfer admission? Transfer Admission…