Perfect or Interesting? What Colleges Really Want from Students

Earlier this week, one of our Application Nation moms whose son was admitted Early Decision to[...]

Facebook Live Recap: Classes & Curriculum

Not only do your grades matter to colleges, so do the classes you take. Knowing that, choosing a[...]

Is the College Interview the Ultimate Expression of Love?

There is no better way to show a college that you love them than having an interview, right? And[...]

Why Has College Admissions Become So Impersonal?

No matter how busy I was as an admissions officer at an Ivy League school and even when I was a[...]

A Message to Parents from a Parent Who Has Been Through It

Last year around this time, my oldest daughter was deep in the throes of her biggest challenge[...]

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