Not sure what college you want to attend? Confused about
rankings? Check here for tips and advice on how to get
started and to narrow your search.
Can You Afford a Public College?
Don't be too quick to eliminate a school based on cost.
Sometimes, a private college can be a more economical
choice than a public college.
The Ivy League
The original Ivy League brought together not minds, but
football teams. That said, these eight universities have
some educational and institutional traits in common
beyond their athletics programs.
School selection can be an
overwhelming task for college-bound high school juniors.
So what school is the best fit for you?
Finding 'The One'
You'll have better
application outcomes if you apply to schools that you
are genuinely excited about the prospect of attending –
and chances are you'll be happier in your college
Taking an Objective Look at College Rankings
Every year, new batches of annual college rankings are released and, in some cases, they receive a significant amount
of publicity. Their releases are usually met with anxiety over admissions chances and bewilderment over how some schools managed to improve so much
while others plummeted rather dramatically. However, we strongly encourage you to exercise caution you and look beyond the rankings as you develop
your list of target schools.
U.S. Rhodes Scholars From the Ivy
Rhodes Scholarships, which are among the most
prestigious academic fellowships in the world, are
awarded on the basis of academic accomplishment,
personal integrity and character, potential for
leadership, social engagement, and physical fitness.
Exploring the Value of
US News Rankings
A discussion of the US News and World Report
rankings by one of our Senior Consultants.
Rankings That College Applicants Should Think About
High school students are
always looking for ways to make the college search and
application process easier. But are you prepared for the
Pin Your Hopes on Online College Recruiting Websites
Concerned about those low admit
percentages mentioned by the Ivy League schools? See
what those numbers really mean and worry no more.
Schools a Thing of the Past?
High school students are often advised to apply to three different categories of colleges: 'stretch' schools, 'good fit' schools, and 'safety' schools.
Do you know what these are – and how they might affect
Lifestyle Issues In Your College Selection
When you think about your
college choices, think about what's important to you in
your daily life.
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