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Channeling College Admissions Funnel

Successful universities build their reach and influence through an increasing number of enrolled students. A healthy and growing student body will ultimately affect your faculty, staff, budgets, and the programs that impact your educational organization. This is why...

Counselors Guide Students by What Colleges Desire in Applicants

Higher education schools should contact high school counselors to help provide them guidance on how they can effectively guide students to their institutions.  By educating high school counselors on what is looked for in potential applicants, they can directly guide...

High School Counselors are Specialists

Most, if not all, colleges and universities have enrollment recruiters that are using every possible marketing tactic to meet their enrollment goals. High school counselors play a huge role in these tactics. As new marketing tactics are developed quickly and...

4 Habits from high school that will fail in university

Most of your high school habits that you picked up will serve you well. But, the assumption that these will be able to perfectly translate to your university success would be a huge and costly mistake. Here are four simple habits that may have worked very well for you...

The Top 3 Easiest and Hardest University Degrees (Majors)

First and foremost let’s get something clear, there is no such thing as an “easy” college degree. Even after all of the TVC’s you have seen promising you a degree from the comfort of your living room. There is no such thing as an easy college degree.  It doesn’t...

Should College University Rankings matter?

  This is a question that I have heard far too often during my 20-year career as a guidance counselor. Almost every day a senior on their way out of high school and into the next phase of life comes to my office to ask a simple question. ‘Does the ranking of the...

Top 3 Engineering Universities in America

  Engineering is well known as one of the highest paying fields of work in the world right now. It is a widely popular choice amongst students that have a passion for building, creating and developing products, and especially amongst those students that excel in...

7 Tips for higher SAT Scores

You would be amazed to know that the SAT is an exam which dates back to 1926; that means gazillions of students must have taken the exam and at least millions of them must have passed with flying colors. So don’t worry you can be one of them and can enter into your...

6 Tips to Make Your College Application Impressive

  It is high time for soon-to-be high school seniors to make some important decisions for their future regarding careers. Dreaming is the first step towards a specific goal but what’s more important is to be consistent in your efforts to achieve it. Every year...

7 ways to earn a scholarship

  Have you really been eager to study almost free of cost at your dream college or university? As fascinating as it may sound, getting a scholarship is not a piece of cake and not everybody is lucky enough to study for free. But of course there are people out...

Utilising SnapChat for Higher Education

These days along with Facebook and YouTube, SnapChat is found in almost every other smartphone. For the past three years, the company has grown into a popular photo messaging app and caters demographics ranging from age 13 to 25 years old. Hence, it has become a...

6 tips for finding the college that fits your personality

The importance of achieving a college education cannot be measured. It is the kind of investment that serves as the gateway to personal development, communication skills, knowledge, experience, better wages and in short; a better future. However, choosing the right...

Tips to avoid common mistakes in college applications

  Have you been careless and laid back in all of your school years? Well, since you have entered your senior year at high school and it’s high time to apply in various colleges or universities, make sure that you are very careful in completing your admission...

4 Tips to help you during admission interviews

  Though interviews are not a necessity for every university’s admission procedure, many institutions still require it in order to assess your soft skills and IQ level. You might be great when it comes to academics but face-to-face interviews might give you a...

Teen awarded 3 million dollars in scholarships.

  For Arianna Alexander, making a decision about college wasn't easy: she had more than two dozen to choose from. The recent Kenwood Academy graduate was accepted to 26 schools, six of them Ivy League, and was awarded more than $3 million in scholarships. Kenwood...

Shining a Light on Underrepresented Degrees.

We have all heard of universities which are eminent for one or two fields only but also offer different programs. An example to quote here is Harvard University which is widely known for its Business, Law and Medical schools but also proposes different degree programs...

4 universities that are the toughest to get admitted in.

That time of the year has arrived when you constantly ask the experts, ‘Which universities are the hardest to get enrolled in?’ Well ask no more, we are here with a list of the 4 top universities with the toughest acceptance rates. 1. Harvard University    ...

Decrease in Spring Term Enrollments

Spring 2015 has witnessed 1.9 percent decline in overall student enrollments at higher education institutes. These stats have been taken from a Spring-spring term report published by National Student Clearinghouse Research Centre. After experiencing a constant...

Student Evaluation System and Its Effect on College Admissions

In the past half a century, the basis of granting admissions to students for Higher Education depended solely on an academic basis. If we go further back, academic merit wasn’t even a part of the student evaluation system; students were selected on the basis of...

Rising Trend in Transfer Students for 4 Year Undergraduate Programs

Transfer Students for 4 Year Undergrad Programs If you’re reading this, chances are that you are a student currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year institute. This could also mean that if you are at a 2 year institute, you are thinking of transferring to a four year...

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