applications

Nov
30
2011

NYC High School Applications: Last minute check

High school applications in New York City are due December 2. Based on the schools you are considering there are different components to your application – samples of your classwork, transcripts from your guidance counselor, essays, interviews or auditions.

Here are some ways to ensure that you have done your best on the application.

  • Make sure you have all the elements you need for each school. Check with each school and read the instructions on the application carefully.

Jan
26
2011

A new set of business school standards

Harvard recently revamped its MBA program following a growing trend of interest on new principles set forth in the 2010 book Rethinking the MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads by Harvard Business School professors Srikant M. Datar, David A. Garvin, and research associate Patrick G. Cullen.

Dec
29
2010

US colleges plan to ramp up application verification

The number of cases of students submitting falsified transcripts, letters of recommendation, exam scores and plagiarized essays is growing. This year in a highly publicized case Adam B. Wheeler pled guilty to forging documents to gain admission to Harvard University.

Dec
09
2010

Do’s and Don’ts of Boarding School admissions

By Kisha Watts, admissions professional at New England Boarding School, active member of National Association of Independent Schools

Dec
08
2010

A timeline for overseas college applicants

You work very hard as a high school student. It is one of the most demanding jobs you will have-balancing rigorous course work, community service, extra curricular activities and often part time employment. The last thing you want to do is RUSH the college process. By beginning the process as a sophomore in high school, you can be sure you have devoted all the time necessary to working toward your goal of the best possible college that you can attend.

Dec
07
2010

Are AP and SAT II scores important on my college application?

College counselor Jane McClure discusses the importance of your scores on AP and SAT II tests when applying to college.
Dec
03
2010

How to stay organized during the application process

Whether you are applying to private school, boarding school, college or graduate school – keeping the information you need on hand and organized will help you focus more on the quality of the applications.

There are a number of free online applications that help you keep track of all the information.

My College Calendar: This downloadable custom Google Calendar is preloaded with important milestones and deadline dates for freshman, sophomore, junior and seniors.

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