Yearly Archives: 2013

As of November 22, here are early action or early decision extensions. Emerson, Goucher, Hampshire, Princeton, Trinity, Tufts, University of Maine-Machias, and Washington University at St. Louis are also using the Universal Application   November 22 Wofford College (Early Action) December 1 SUNY Geneseo (Early Decision) Syracuse University (Early Decision) January 9 […]

November 22: College App Deadline Extensions and Universal App Additions

By Rebecca Joseph Here is my latest blog from The Huffington Post. Recently, I saw a private coach inside a Starbucks using a thesaurus to help a high school senior make a college application essay sound “more mature.” Another counselor encouraged one of my students to write about a […]

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Minnesota Colleges Develop New Part Ones In these stormy times, many colleges cannot yet access the submitted Common Applications, so they have developed independent part ones, so they can at least learn about applicants. Several private colleges in Minnesota are clever and each has developed a new part one: Macalaster, […]

Minnesota Colleges Develop New Part Ones to Their Applications

University of Chicago, UNC, Georgia Tech, Roanoke, Columbia Change Deadlines With the new Common Application and its glitches, some schools are pushing back freshman early deadlines like they did for Hurricane Sandy. UNC and Georgia Tech have moved early action deadlines from October 15 to October 21. Roanoke has moved […]

University of Chicago, UNC, Georgia Tech, Roanoke, Columbia Change Deadlines

2013-2014 New Bard Entrance Examination About the Entrance Examination The Bard Entrance Examination is an online essay test open to high school juniors and seniors. Completion of the test is equivalent to an application for admission. Candidates who score B+ or higher will receive an offer of admission. The deadline […]

2013-2014 New Bard Entrance Examination

College Essay is Hot Subject! Posted on September 30, 2013 by Wow Writing Workshop By Kim Lifton Snapshot of Wow banner displayed at NACAC Conference 2013. A reporter from Inside Higher Eddropped by the Wow booth last month during the National Association for College Admission Counseling annual convention in Toronto, ready to learn more […]

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