College interviews are a chance for a representative of the college to get to know you better and for you to get to know the college better. Get our interview tips so you breeze through your interviews!
This week’s college admissions news was again dominated by the impact of Covid on college and university campuses, though some changes to application processes (we’re looking at you, Brown and ASU) and spring semesters (Carnegie Mellon) are already underway. Northeastern University dismissed 11 first-year students and is keeping their tuition after they clearly violated safety protocols […]
Going into application season, many students and their parents are interested in college interviews. Interviews can be useful, but there are a lot of misconceptions about them. Here is what you need to know. Interviews are important, but not that important. Interviews are important in that they demonstrate to admissions offices that you’re a committed […]
A common question this time of year is if you should be scheduling interviews during your spring college visits. While visiting colleges in the spring is a great idea for juniors, you should wait to interview until fall or winter of senior year. You will have one opportunity to interview, and you want to be […]
When applying to college, your academic strengths and personal qualities are going to be the most important factors in the admissions process. However, in addition to choosing students who are the best academic and social fit, colleges also need to make sure they will meet their enrollment goals. As a result, when making admissions decisions, […]
You may be visiting a few colleges in the coming weeks and months. The college visit is an important way to decide how you feel about the schools you’re applying to, and to pick up information that will help make your applications stronger. Follow our tips for more productive college visits. 1) Plan in advance. […]