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Is Early Decision Right for Me?

Is Early Decision Right for Me?

What is Early Decision? Early decision is an application option that allows students to apply early and receive an admissions decision early, usually by December. Students are only allowed to apply Early Decision to ONE school and upon acceptance to your Early...
9 Key Components of Holistic Review

9 Key Components of Holistic Review

Most competitive schools utilize holistic review processes, which means grades and test scores are no longer the biggest determining factor in admissions. With holistic review, the influence of gr ades and test scores has a limited impact, instead a student’s...
Harvard Campaigns to Change College Admissions

Harvard Campaigns to Change College Admissions

Harvard is taking bold steps to change the college admissions process by shifting focus from academic achievements to “to focus on meaningful ethical and intellectual engagement.” This is part of a two-year campaign by Harvard that consists of three major...
List of Test-Optional Schools Continues to Grow

List of Test-Optional Schools Continues to Grow

The list of test-optional college and universities in the United States continues to grow.With the SAT and ACT becoming more obsolete, qualitative application elements, such as essays and recommendation letters, are becoming increasingly important. Why are schools...