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Want the real skinny on the college application process? School counselors, high school seniors and the UI's admissions director share tips and insights Want the real skinny on the college application process? School counselors, high school seniors and the UI's admissions director share tips and insights CHAMPAIGN — On a dry erase white board in her room, Ellie Walker has been tracking her ... Sun, 08 Dec 2013 05:08:09 -0800
From the pros: Best college essays hint at who you are
The college essay: It is daunting. It can cause sleepless nights and stomachs to churn. Countless hours are spent trying to find the perfect subject, the perfect description, the perfect words to portray the winning experience that will green-light an application. Sat, 07 Dec 2013 11:59:11 -0800
Black students lagging in admissions to University of California
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Black students have been admitted to the University of California at starkly lower rates since racial consideration was banned in public college admissions in the state, especially at the most prestigious campuses, a report showed on Thursday. The report, by the education policy group Campaign for College Opportunity, also showed that ... Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:34:58 -0800
Strauss: New SAT delayed to 2016
It's taking longer to rewrite than originally predicted. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 02:00:50 -0800
Students remain wary about social media's role in college admissions
Some high school seniors said it's not worth it to post anything that could potentially harm your chances to get in to college. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 17:11:12 -0800
Busy season for college admissions officers
Some universities need to sort through tens of thousands of applications. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 17:48:54 -0800
College admission offers may get easier to obtain
A dip in the number of high school graduates nationwide this school year may make it easier for applicants to receive acceptance offers from many good colleges. After a long stretch of rising competition in college admissions, the numbers this year may be on the side of students like Davone Morales, an Eagle Rock High School senior. He and his classmates nationwide are lucky to be part of the ... Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:14:35 -0800
Don't Fall for 4 Myths About U.S. College Recommendations
International students may underestimate the importance of recommendation letters relative to other parts of the application in the U.S. university and college admissions process. Doing so could be the difference between an acceptance and a rejection from your dream U.S. school. Avoid these four myths about recommendation letters that commonly trip up prospective international students. Myth 1 ... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 07:54:50 -0800
Bits Blog: In College Admissions, Social Media Can Be a Double-Edged Sword
As more colleges find and judge applicants’ social media posts, parents wonder whether their high-school-aged children should censor their online activities. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:59:16 -0800
In College Admissions, Social Media Can Be a Double-Edged Sword
When I wrote my Technophoria column this weekend about how some college admissions officers have occasionally identified social media posts that negatively affected applicants’ chances of acceptance, I assumed the phenomenon would not come as news to the parents of high school students. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:43:09 -0800
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