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Common College Application Mistakes

Solomon Admissions

And How to Avoid Them As application season approaches, it is important to know how to avoid common college admission mistakes to ensure your application stands out from the crowd. With the college landscape becoming increasingly competitive with application numbers skyrocketing it is imperative to be conscious of best admission practices, employ a detailed-oriented approach… The post Common College Application Mistakes appeared first on Solomon Admissions Consulting.

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Brown University: Class of 2028 Acceptance Rate

Top Tier Admissions

Located in Providence, Rhode Island, and founded in 1764, Brown University is an Ivy League institution with 7,300 undergraduates. Known for its commitment to academic excellence and flexible open curriculum, the vibrant campus culture thrives on inclusivity, activism, and a strong sense of community, empowering students to make meaningful contributions to society and to chart their own intellectual course.

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Laurel Springs School: Private High School Spotlight

College Transitions

Looking for a high school experience that is personalized and innovative, yet centered around academic excellence? One that provides a college-bound culture? That immerses you in a passionate and curious social community?

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Empower first-generation success: 4 ways to strengthen family engagement in college

CampusESP

As underrepresented minority applicants increase by 15% and first-generation applicants by 8% , institutions are recognizing the need for inclusive support and strategic engagement to serve this growing and vital population. Ensuring first-generation families are informed enhances student outcomes, but also builds a sense of belonging and resilience.

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Last Minute College Decision Day Thoughts as we get closer to May 1! (2024 Version)

Admissions Mom

Dear Seniors (and those who love them), We are finally entering the end of your admissions journey, but don’t forget that it’s the beginning of the rest of your fricking life! So even in the angst and frustration of making a decision, be sure to celebrate all you’ve done! If you’re feeling really unsteady about all the sh!t that’s happening around you, you can do what I do when I’m feeling overwhelmed.

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20 Best Public High Schools in California – 2024

College Transitions

For many students, finding the ideal high school is just as important as scoping out the right university. Especially for students whose academic interests are defined early, public high schools that offer specialized curriculums are a big draw.

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Work-Life Balance Tops List of College Student Priorities in Job Search: Survey

BestColleges

Data Summary Check College students are split on the issue of remote work: 34% say it's a top priority, 35% disagree, and the rest are neutral. Check Nearly 7 in 10 students (67%) say that their work or job should be a major source of personal fulfillment and satisfaction. Check Almost half of students (45%) feel that employer loyalty is a thing of the past, but 43% also say it's important to them.

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Business Schools Embrace Sustainability

BestColleges

Student demand for sustainability education is high. Business schools are incorporating sustainability into their curricula to meet that demand. Employer demand for green skills is also high, with demand for skills outpacing workforce growth. School officials told BestColleges that business education can help prepare future sustainability leaders. Demand for “green skills” is growing faster than the sustainability workforce , according to recent reports, but business schools are stepping up to m

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How to Highlight a Summer Job on Your College Application -

the college spy

College admissions counselors are impressed by students who spend their summers working. They can infer that you are responsible, mature, capable of making a commitment and can manage your time all skills that will serve you well in college. The specific job(s) you include on your application also showcase your personal attributes, skills and interests.

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Applied Learning at SESP: Demystifying The Practicum!

Office of Undergraduate Admission Blog

The best way that I have applied all I have learned in school is through hands-on experience, which is exactly what the School of Education and Social Policy provides its students at Northwestern. During any quarter between the summer after Sophomore year and Junior year, SESP students have to complete a Practicum internship. The internship.

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Applying to Colby College as an International Student

The Koppelman Group

Colby College is a small undergraduate liberal arts school in the city of Waterville, Maine. The college offers a balance of rural and urban, small community and broad resources, and a highly-respected package. 64% of classes have fewer than 20 students, and the college is well-known for offering a level of access to professors for counsel, mentorship, and even just conversation, that larger schools simply can’t facilitate.

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Using Multiple Attribution Models to Paint the Full Picture [Slate Dive Deeper Presentation]

Niche

This is a podcast version of a Slate Dive Deeper presentation on using attribution models. There are five primary attribution models when it comes to evaluating your inquiry and prospects. (Source/Linear, First Source, First Source Inquiry, Last Source, and Unique Source) You’ll hear more about the strengths and weaknesses of each, when they might be most useful, and why you’ll get the most value when you layer them.

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Best UC Schools in California

College Wise

Is your family interested in applying to one (or all!) of the 9 UC campuses? Find out which of the UCs should make your college shortlist.

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What An "A" Means

The Thoughtful College Search

Last week the Chronicle of Higher Education published an article on a topic that is fundamental to education, but is discussed either hesitantly or not at all. The article, by Beckie Supiano, asked sixteen educators, some from the college side and others from the high school side, to weigh in on what an A grade means or should mean. I was one of the sixteen and told Beckie that it was an inspired topic.