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A growing number of colleges and universities are eliminating standardized tests as part of their admissions requirements. Thank goodness! The mounting pressure of college admittance is exacerbated by SAT and ACT requirements, and sometimes the added feature of SAT II Subject Tests.
Ivy Leaguers tend to sail into high-paying jobs—but there are ways to stand out without an elite college on your résumé.
If the college-admissions scandal is any guide, attending an elite college is a ticket to a high-paying job. So what about students at lesser-known colleges, with names few people even recognize?
Featured in this post is a printer-friendly 2 page handout prepared by the IECA: "What Colleges Look For in High School Students"
Unlike Mr. William Singer, the person who brokered many bribery transactions between overzealous, wealthy parents and various college personnel, many educational consultants hold the highest regard to ethics as the core of the admissions process and are committed to their clients’ successful transition to “good-fit” educational institutions where students are happy, challenged, and engaged.
Featured in this post is a printer-friendly 1 page handout prepared by the IECA: "Levels of Disability Support at the College Level"
When my daughter was applying to independent schools just a few years ago, I was keenly aware that there was more to her than her academic record. Would a file, for example, share the story of her deep empathy for others? As the executive director of the Enrollment Management Association (formerly SSATB)…
National Merit Semifinalist cutoffs for the class of 2017 have hit the street. The general narrative around new SAT scores has been score inflation, with a boost of around 80 points through much of the distribution compared to old SAT scores….