College Admissions

What happens if you are rejected early decision?

What happens if you are rejected early decision?

By Solomon Team / 11/22/2022

The college admission process is filled with uncertainty. With so many colleges to pick from and multiple ways to apply, it’s no wonder that students and families become stressed during the process. One way to reduce uncertainty and anxiety is to apply early decision to the first choice college. Why submit an early decision application?…

What Can I Do To Improve My College Application?

What Can I Do To Improve My College Application?

By Solomon Team / 11/16/2022

One of the most common questions higher education professionals receive is, “how can students make themselves stand out in a very competitive and saturated academic environment?” The application process can often seem overwhelming and clouded in mystery but there are some very clear steps you can take to show yourself in the best light during…

How to increase college acceptance chances after deferred admission

How to increase college acceptance chances after deferred admission

By Solomon Team / 11/09/2022

You were hoping for a “Yes,” but you got a “Maybe?”. You’ve been deferred in the college admissions process. While many students are disheartened after receiving a deferral result from their early schools, there are some actions you should– and must– take if you’d like the college to continue to consider your application. 1. Write…

Who to Meet with During College Visit

Who to Meet with During College Visit

By Solomon Team / 10/25/2022

With the opportunity to visit a college campus, deciding who to meet with and why is the first hurdle. Depending on one’s needs, who to meet with can range from the typically seen admissions representative, to an athletics coach, to a professor. Although visitors tend to frequent college campuses during the summer due to availability…

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How can I tour a college online?

By Solomon Team / 08/16/2022

Whipped coffee. Baking bread. Daily walks with your family. Tik Tok. Supalonely by Benee. Virtual college visits. What do these all have in common? These all became wildly popular during the pandemic. What was once thought of to be a one-to-two-week break from work and school became the start of a devastating pandemic that would…

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Why do Universities Defer Students?

By Solomon Team / 07/26/2022

You’ve worked hard on your early applications, collected recommendation letters, proofread your essays numerous times, and then finally apply to your dream school, only to hear that your application has been deferred. Often, this comes in the form of a letter from the university where you applied saying they were not able to offer you…

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How to Apply to Colleges in the UK as an American Student

By Solomon Team / 07/19/2022

Each year, thousands of American high school students decide to attend university in the UK, studying at one of the many high-quality universities in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Studying abroad for the entire university experience can give American students (defined as US Citizens) a new perspective and new opportunities to learn and grow.…

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How Important Are College Visits for Admission?

By Solomon Team / 06/13/2022

We live in a day and age where just about everything is accessible via our fingertips, thanks to the global reach the internet provides. While this is incredibly helpful in the college search and can help a student start to think through an initial college list, nothing can truly compare to the experience of physically…

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Can your college admission be revoked?

By Solomon Team / 05/18/2022

After spending a great deal of time and energy preparing applications, collecting materials, drafting essays, submitting applications, and finally getting your admissions decisions, many students find themselves wondering if anything could go wrong and if their admissions decisions could be rescinded, revoked, or changed after they’ve been admitted. The short answer is that yes, it…

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What to Ask During a College Visit

By Solomon Team / 05/11/2022

In learning more about colleges and universities, visiting can be an important component in the decision-making process to apply and/or attend. Visitors, whether in-person or virtual, have the chance to determine for themselves if the institution is a good fit academically, socially, and personally. Asking the appropriate questions can narrow down options and provide a…