Smart College Visit: College Admissions Content Guide
Dec29

Smart College Visit: College Admissions Content Guide

December 29, 2011 We've created a content guide to Smart College Visit's posts about the college admissions process so that you'll have an easier time accessing articles on this particular topic. The guide is linked in the sidebar on the right, under CONTENT GUIDES. The first release appears below.  SMART COLLEGE VISIT: COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONTENT GUIDE Academics Honors Programs: Get an Ivy-League Education at a...

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College Admissions Content Guide

Academics Honors Programs: Get an Ivy-League Education at a Public School Mid-December for the College-bound Admission Applications & Interviews Top 10 Tips for Dressing Smart for your College Admissions Interview The Only College Admissions Application Tip You’ll Ever Need Choosing a Major Business Tops the List of Undergraduate Degrees Awarded Recession-safe Majors Smart Q & A: Is it Better to Apply...

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Smart Q & A: The College Admissions Interview
Aug25

Smart Q & A: The College Admissions Interview

QUESTION: What should students focus on when preparing for a college interview? ANSWER: From:  Jeannie Borin, M.Ed. , founder of College-Connections A few interview tips: The first FOUR minutes of the interview usually sets the tone. Get it right at the start, and it can go well. Have questions of your own, and make sure they are not obvious factual ones. Dress informally so you are comfortable, but not too informally (avoid jeans or...

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Candidate Reply Date: May 1 Countdown Begins
Apr26

Candidate Reply Date: May 1 Countdown Begins

May 1, the National Candidate Reply Date, is just six days away. By May 1, students who have been offered  admission by a college or university will need to have notified the school whose offer they are accepting by returning the acceptance form and sending in the necessary tuition deposit. Students who have been wait-listed by their first-choice schools should decide which offer to accept from their pool of second-choice schools...

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Revisit Smart College Visit: The week in review, April 12-17

Weekly Summary of posts of SmartCollegeVisit: How to Improve Your Chances of Admission when Wait-Listed – Part Three in our series on what to do when wait-listed. SmartCollegeVisit wins First Place in Business Concept Competition – It never hurts to hear from others that an idea is a good one and we’re pleased to know others think so, too! College Visit: One Precursor to the Empty Nest – College visits can be...

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How to Improve Your Chances of Admission when Wait-Listed
Apr12

How to Improve Your Chances of Admission when Wait-Listed

According to Stephanie Klein Wassink, founder of Winning Applications, a college and graduate school consulting firm, "It is possible to improve one's chances of admission when wait-listed." It's safe to say that Wassink knows a thing or two about the college admissions process and, in particular, what it feels like to be wait-listed. Once on the wait-list for University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, Wassink...

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