Admissions

Student Council vs UNICEF for College Applications
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Student Council vs UNICEF for College Applications

High school clubs are fun and great for meeting people, but you can also learn a lot of great skills that’ll help you when applying to college. Two great clubs for this are the student council and UNICEF. So which looks better for college applications: student council or UNICEF?  Student council is great for building…

Can Cheerleading Get You a Scholars...
Can Cheerleading Get You a Scholarship?
Academic vs Sports Teams – Which Looks Better to Colleges?
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Academic vs Sports Teams – Which Looks Better to Colleges?

With the overwhelming number of applications from academically qualified students, selective colleges find it hard to choose who to admit in their system. Students with a stellar GPA know that academic accomplishments alone won’t guarantee entry to their favorite colleges, and athletes know that their sports performance alone won’t make the cut, either.  A balance…

Why Do Colleges Ask for Your Race on Admission Forms?
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Why Do Colleges Ask for Your Race on Admission Forms?

Race is arguably one of the most divisive issues that U.S. higher education institutions face. If you Google anything about race and college admissions, you’ll find heated discussions supporting both sides of the controversy. So why do colleges ask for this? Colleges ask for your race on admissions forms to promote diversity on campus. Although…

Do Community Colleges Accept Everyone?
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Do Community Colleges Accept Everyone?

If you’re a senior in high school and looking forward to furthering your studies, a community college is a great option. These tertiary institutions are affordable and offer a learning opportunity to many students who didn’t score high enough grades to qualify to get into university. But do community colleges accept everyone? Community colleges accept…

Do Colleges Look at Quarter or Semester Grades?
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Do Colleges Look at Quarter or Semester Grades?

When applying to college, it’s essential to understand what the admissions team is looking for. The better you understand how colleges will be evaluating you, the more prepared you will be for the application and acceptance process. One topic many high schoolers find themselves wondering about is how closely colleges are examining their grades.  Colleges…