5 Factors to Consider When Picking Your SAT/ACT Testing Location

January 19, 2016

You’re not sure what’s harder: answering tricky multiple choice questions, or waiting for this nerve wracking test to just start already – while your bladder giggles at your brain. It occurs to you that you should probably go to the restroom – like, now. Unfortunately, you don’t know where the restroom is… Standardized tests, such […]

Class of 2020 Early Admission Results!

January 11, 2016

Congratulations to all our hardworking students! A new chapter in your academic career is about to start! Student Initials Early Admission Results Major JL Stanford University Human Bio AZ Harvard University Computer Science JL Johns Hopkins University AY Duke University VV Johns Hopkins University HT University of Michigan Econ KK University of Michigan Computer Science […]

Why Is College so Expensive?

January 5, 2016

You might have heard that college tuition has been going up lately. And by lately, I mean for the last 40 or so years. As higher education prices have risen, so has media coverage of the mess that is paying for college these. It’s not uncommon to hear the words “student,” “loan” and “debt” mentioned […]

2015 Review in Higher Education

December 23, 2015

In the world of higher education and college admissions, 2015 was a year of controversy. Schools and government agencies and politicians and students all vied to influence the future of college in the United States. Issues related to student loan debt and admissions policies dominated headlines. Here are some of the biggest news stories of […]

15 Highest Paying College Majors

December 21, 2015

What’s the best way to pick your college major? Follow your passion, of course! On the other hand, a little money never hurt anyone either. What you major in can have a dramatic effect on how much money you end up earning over the course of your career. Fortunately, if you’re wondering which majors are […]

What Kind of Student Are You?

December 15, 2015

If you’ve been around the internet for a while, you might already know what superhero you are. (If you don’t, just see here or here or here.) But today, we’re going to ask the important questions: what student are you? After all, being a student can sometimes feel like it’s as much work as being […]

College Admissions: Biased Against Asian Applicants?

December 8, 2015

Starting in the nineteenth century, the United States began placing stricter and stricter controls preventing immigration from Asian countries. In 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act became the first law in the United States to bar members of a specific ethnic group from entering the country. The Immigration Act of 1917 closed immigration to a number […]