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COLLEGE COUNSELOR: Want To Know Why You Were Accepted?
An anonymous newsletter and website at Stanford, "Fountain Hopper," has pulled together a five-step process for students to gain access to all their admissions records, including comments written by t Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:00:56 -0800
College assures of secure learning environment
The Director of Admissions and Financial Assistance, Ridley College, Canada, Julie Cameron, has assured Nigerian parents and intending pupils of a secure learning environment. Cameron stated this at a reception the college held for parents in Lagos. Commending parents who have trusted the school with their children, Cameron said the institution has enhanced security facilities... [Read More...] Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:42:49 -0800
Students seek transparency in admissions
For years, students have complained about the lack of transparency in college admissions, complaining that the process is secretive, inconsistent and, at times, unfair to applicants. But at Stanford University in California, an anonymous group of students who publish an email newsletter — The Fountain Hopper — have found a legal loophole to get a clear look at the college admissions process by ... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:49:48 -0800
Preparing for a college interview
College applications are submitted, and for some, it’s now time for interviews. The first thing we need to do is to shake that image of the stereotypical elderly, tweed-jacketed, pipe-smoking, bespectacled, cranky admissions person. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:46:46 -0800
College Admissions Racket: They're Not Going to Let You In Anyway
After losing interest in attending the University of Chicago, high school senior Sarah Schmoller didn’t bother to apply before the Jan. 1 deadline. The university, though, wouldn’t take no for an answer. The University of Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt, and Bates are among schools whose admissions deans said they were doing so for the first time, aside from individual hardship cases or such ... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:03:40 -0800
A terrapin bearing good news shows up on Olney doorstep -- Gazette.Net
Rachel Post of Olney is like most high school seniors who anxiously await notifications from college admissions offices to show up online or in their mailboxes. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:20:53 -0800
For parents, now begins the anxious waiting game for college financial aid
Paying for college is now a lot like buying a plane ticket: You have no idea how much the person sitting next to you is paying. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 03:00:10 -0800
Wow, College Applicants Can Now Find Out What Admissions Committees Wrote About Them
A shocking development in the mysterious world of college admissions occurred a few days ago when students discovered how to legally gain access to their educational records, including written evaluations by highly-selective admissions committees at elite universities like Stanford. The discovery was made by an anonymous student-run news website called, Fountain Hopper, at Stanford University ... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:30:42 -0800
Master The College Video Admissions Interview With These Tips
An increasing number of colleges and universities are turning to video communications services like Skype to conduct interviews with prospective students. Video interviews combine the convenience of a telephone conversation with the face-to-face experience of an in-person discussion. If you will be participating in a video interview this year, check out these ways to help you wow the admissions ... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0800
How rich kids snap up early college spots
The early admissions race tends to favor affluent families that don't have to hunt for the best possible financial aid Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:05:46 -0800
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