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Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:36:53 +0000

 



Are Your SAT Scores Good Enough for Selective...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what's considered a good SAT score for college admissions, and learn what scores you'll need to be admitted to a selective college.



Are Your ACT Scores Good Enough to Get into a...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what's considered a good ACT score and what score you'll need to get admitted to your top choice colleges.



12 College Interview Questions You Should Master

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Prepare for your college interview with this list of common college interview questions with tips for answering each.



How to Write a Winning College Application Essay

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

College admissions officers read thousands of college application essays. These tips and strategies can help you make a strong impression.



Applying to College? 15 Facebook Photos That...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

15 Facebook photos that can strengthen your college application. Make sure you look good if admissions officers research your social media.



What Colleges Say About Their Second Language...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Foreign Language Requirement - Learn how many years of a foreign language are required for admission to different types of colleges.



What Do 25th / 75th SAT Score Percentiles Mean...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

This article explains the common 25th / 75th percentile representation of SAT scores often found in college profiles. Learn how to interpret the data.



The Top Summer Engineering Programs for High...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A list of eleven top summer programs for students interested in engineering.



A Sample Appeal Letter for an Academic Dismissal

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

See a sample appeal letter for an academic dismissal from college. A discussion of the appeal letter is also included.



12 Facebook Photos You Must Delete Before...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Facebook and Underage Drinking: If you have photos of underage drinking in your facebook account, delete them before you apply to college.



Compare SAT Scores for Ivy League Admissions

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Ivy League SAT Scores: A side-by-side comparison of 25th and 75th SAT score data to illustrate admissions requirements for the Ivy League schools.



Read a Sample College Transfer Essay

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Sample college transfer essay - read a sample transfer essay for a student transferring from Amherst College to the University of Pennsylvania.



How to Write a Winning Common Application Essay

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Tips and strategies for thinking about each of the five personal essay options on the 2016-17 Common Application.



What High School Courses Do You Need for...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

High School Course Requirements for College Admissions - A discussion of the high school classes applicants need when applying to college.



Compare ACT Scores for Admission to the Ivy...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A comparison of ACT scores for the Ivy League Schools: Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale.



7 Summer Programs for Science-Loving High...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A list of seven top summer programs for students interested in science.



What's Considered a Good Academic Record for...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what's considered a good academic when applying to college. This article discusses the importance of grades, honors, AP, IB, and more.



"What Will You Contribute to Our College?"...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

What Will You Contribute to Our College? - This article provides tips for this frequently asked college interview question.



What Do ACT Scores Mean to Colleges?

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

ACT Score Percentiles: Learn what the 25th and 75th percentiles mean for college admissions data.



Learn What GPA, SAT Scores and ACT Scores You...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Harvard University Admission: A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from Harvard



5 Tips for Writing a Winning College Transfer...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Transfer Essay Tips. This article provides 5 tips for writing a winning transfer essay for a college application.



Answering the College Interview Question 'What...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

What Can I Tell You About Our College? - This article provides tips for this frequently asked college interview question.



How to Answer the College Interview Question...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Tell me about yourself - This article provides tips for this frequently asked college interview question.



Learn about the Top 10 Universities in the U.S.

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn about the top ten national universities in the United States with links to college admissions data and cost and financial aid information.



Learn What GPA, SAT Scores and ACT Scores...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from Stanford University.



What Qualifies as a Good Math SAT Subject Score?

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Good Math SAT Subject Test Score: Learn what score you'll need on one of the Math SAT Subject Tests for college admission and college course credit.



Learn About UC Berkeley and What It Takes to...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

University of California Berkeley Admissions: average SAT and ACT scores, acceptance rate, financial aid, tuition, and other college admissions data.



What Are the Registration Deadlines for the...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Find ACT test dates and registration deadlines for the 2016 - 2017 academic year along with many useful ACT information links.



Compare SAT Scores for Admission to Top...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A side-by-side comparison of SAT scores for admission to top universities.



What Counts as an Extracurricular Activity for...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn about the wide range of extracurricular activities that you can include in your college applications.



What Kinds of SAT Scores Get You Into the Top...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A side-by-side comparison of SAT admissions data for the top engineering schools: MIT , Stanford, Berkeley, Illinois, Michigan, Cornell, Carnegie Mellon, Purdue, Caltech, and Georgia Tech.



Interested in Drama? Check Out These Summer...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A list of six top summer programs for students interested in the theater.



How Long Should Your College Application Essay...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

How long should your college application essay be? Is the 650-word limit on the Common Application firm? This article discusses the ideal essay length



20 Questions to Master Before You Interview for...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Interview for College - Before your college interview, be sure you have answers to these 20 common questions.



How Does a SAT Score Translate to an ACT Score?

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A table showing how to convert ACT scores into SAT scores (and the reverse). The table shows percentiles for both the ACT and SAT exams.



9 Tips to Improve Your College Essay Style

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

These 9 style tips can help you turn a bland and wordy college essay into an engaging narrative. Bring your college application to life!



Can You Get Into UCLA? See a GPA, SAT and ACT...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

UCLA - A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from UCLA.



Berkeley Admissions: What GPA and Standardized...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

UC Berkeley: A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from Berkeley.



What You Should Know About the Redesigned SAT...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn about the significant changes to the SAT that will launch in the redesigned exam in the spring of 2016.



What Does a Weighted GPA Mean in the College...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

What is a weighted GPA? This article explains how high schools weight your GPA, and how the weighted GPA plays out in the college admissions process.



Learn the GPA and Test Scores You Need to Get...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Cornell University - A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from Cornell University.



Your Giant A to Z List of College Profiles

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

College Profiles - acceptance rates, sat scores, act scores, college costs, financial aid, enrollment numbers, photos, and other useful data.



What to Do When Your College Application Gets...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Deferred College Admission: Learn about steps for improving your admission chances if your college application has been deferred to regular admission.



Yale University: What GPA and Test Scores Do...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Yale University - A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from Yale University.



Stanford University: Learn What It Takes to Get...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Stanford University Admissions: average SAT and ACT scores, acceptance rate, financial aid, tuition, and other college admissions data.



8 Fantastic Summer Dance Programs for High...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A list of eight top summer programs for students interested in dance.



MIT - GPA, SAT and ACT Graph for Admission

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A graph of GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from MIT, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology



Before You Apply to Princeton, Check Out This...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Princeton University Admissions: average SAT and ACT scores, acceptance rate, financial aid, tuition, and other college admissions data.



10 Excellent Summer Music Programs for High...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A list of ten top summer programs for students interested in music.



7 Excellent Summer Creative Writing Programs...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A list of seven top summer programs for students interested in creative writing. These programs can add to a student's college application activities.



The Best Engineering Schools You Can Attend

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A list of the 10 best engineering schools in the United States with links to admissions information for each school.



GPA, SAT and ACT Data for Admission to the...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from the University of Pennsylvania.



SAT, ACT, Both, or Neither? Pick the Exam...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

What are the differences between the SAT and ACT exams, and which exam is best for you? This article compares these important college admissions tests



Waitlisted or Deferred? Here's How to Write a...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what you should and should not include in a letter of continued interest when you've been deferred or waitlisted by a college.



Did You Receive a College Deferral Letter?...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

What should you do if you receive a college deferral letter? This sample letter presents a college new information and continued interest.



High School Social Studies Courses Needed for...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what social studies and history classes you'll need to take in high school to be a competitive college applicant.



Considering Cal Poly San Luis Obispo? Check Out...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Admissions: average SAT scores, ACT Scores, acceptance rate, financial aid, tuition, and other admissions data.



25 Top Ranking New England Colleges and...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

These 25 colleges and universities from New England frequently top the rankings. Both liberal arts colleges larger universities are included.



Will Your Test Scores and GPA Get You Into UNC...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from UNC Chapel Hill.



What's Considered a Good Score on SAT Subject...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Physics SAT Subject Test: Learn what score you'll need for college admission and college course credit.



Learn about Columbia University and What It...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Columbia University Admissions: average SAT scores and ACT scores, acceptance rate, financial aid, graduation rate, and other admissions data.



What GPA and Test Scores Do You Need to Get...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from Brown University.



6 Great Summer Leadership Programs for High...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn about 6 summer programs for high school students interested in developing their leadership skills.



What Test Scores and GPAs Get You Into...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from Princeton University.



Has Your College Application Been Deferred?...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

If you find your early college application results in a deferral, don't be passive. This sample letter shows how to present new information.



The 20 Strangest Division I Team Names

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn about the 20 colleges and universities with the strangest and funniest NCAA Division I team names.



"Tell Me About a Challenge You Overcame": How...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Tell Me About a Challenge You Overcame - Learn tips and strategies for this frequently asked college interview question.



Learn about Cornell University and What It...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Cornell University Admissions: average SAT and ACT scores, financial aid, acceptance rate and other college admissions data.



What Is the SAT? Learn about the History and...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

What is the SAT test for college admissions? This article defines the exam, discusses its history, and looks at its role in the admission process.



A Side-By-Side Comparison of ACT Scores for...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A side-by-side comparison of ACT scores for admission to twelve top-ranked universities. See the middle 50% ACT score range for admitted students.



Compare SAT Scores for the 11 Senior Colleges...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what SAT scores you are likely to need for each of the 11 CUNY senior colleges in this side-by-side SAT score comparison table.



Learn About the Ivy League Schools

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn about the eight Ivy League schools including college admissions information such as acceptance rates, standardized test scores, costs, and more.



Learn about Harvard University and What It...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Find Harvard University Admissions: average SAT scores and ACT scores, acceptance rate, tuition, financial aid, and other college admissions data.



Do You Have the Grades and Test Scores for the...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

An admissions graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from the University of Florida



"Why Are You Interested In Our College?" Here's...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Why Are You Interested in Our College? - This article provides tips for this frequently asked college interview question.



6 Reasons You Should Take AP Classes

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

AP Classes - 6 reasons why high school students should take AP classes. Advanced Placement can play an important role in college admissions.



What's Considered a Good ACT Writing Score?

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

What's a Good Score on the ACT Writing Test? - Learn what score you'll need to get into different types of colleges.



What You Should Know About Duke University...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Duke University Admissions: average SAT and ACT scores, acceptance rate, financial aid, tuition, graduation rate, and other admissions data.



Will Your GPA and Test Scores Get You Into...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from Duke University.



GPA and Test Scores You Need to Get into...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Columbia University - A graph of GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from Columbia University.



Can You Appeal a College Rejection Decision?

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Can you appeal a college admission decision? Is a rejection letter final? What situations warrant a letter of appeal to the admissions office?



ACT Score Tables: Compare Admissions Data for...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

ACT Score Tables - Compare ACT score admissions data for top colleges, universities, athletic conferences, states, and more.



Learn About the 500+ Schools That Accept the...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A list of the more than 500 colleges and universities that use the Common Application in the 2015 - 2016 college admissions cycle.



Will Your GPA and Test Scores Get You Into the...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from the University of Texas at Austin.



6 Summer Programs for High School Students Who...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A list of five top summer programs for students interested in political science.



What Kind of ACT Scores Do You Need to Get Into...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what ACT scores are needed to get into the top public universities in the United States in this side-by-side comparison.



University of Michigan: GPA, SAT and ACT Graph...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

A graph showing the GPA, SAT scores, and ACT scores of students who were accepted, rejected, and waitlisted from the University of Michigan



"What Do You See Yourself Doing in 10 Years?"...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

What Do You See Yourself Doing 10 Years From Now? - This article provides tips for this frequently asked college interview question.



What SAT Scores Do You Need to Get into One of...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what SAT scores you'll need to get into each of the University of California schools with this side-by-side comparison.



What Are the 2016-2017 Registration Deadlines...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn SAT testing dates and registration deadlines for the 2016 to 2017 academic year. You'll also find many other useful SAT links.



The Top 10 Public Universities in the United...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn about the 10 top public universities that frequently dominate national rankings. For each, you'll find links to further information and admissions data.



A Side-by-Side Comparison of SAT Scores for Top...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what SAT scores are needed to get into the top public universities in the United States in this side-by-side comparison table.



Learn About the University of Michigan and What...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

University of Michigan Admissions: average SAT scores and ACT scores, acceptance rate, financial aid, and other college admissions data.



Learn about Yale University and What It Takes...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Yale University Admissions: average SAT scores, ACT scores, financial aid, acceptance rate, tuition, and other college admissions data.



The 20 Most Selective Colleges and Universities...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

All 20 of these highly selective colleges and universities have acceptance rates of 14% or lower.



Compare ACT Scores for Top Liberal Arts Colleges

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Here's a side-by-side comparison of scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target.



20 Best Equestrian Colleges in the United States

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

20 great colleges for horse lovers. Check out these schools if you want to compete in equestrian, major or minor in equine studies, or simply ride.



How Much High School English Do You Need for...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what English class you'll need to take in high school to be a competitive college applicant.



How Much High School Science Do You Need to Get...

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

Learn what science classes you'll need to take in high school to be a competitive college applicant.



The 22 Best Public Universities in the U.S.

2017-02-27T11:36:53Z

These 22 top public universities all have impressive facilities, professors, and name recognition, and all can be excellent values.