Category College Admissions

Mastering the College Interview

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After you finish submitting college applications, you can breathe a huge sigh of relief. However, the application process may not be 100% complete. Some colleges will reach out to see if you would be interested in a contact meeting. Though…

What is a Good ACT Writing Score?

ACT Writing
Students can opt to take the ACT with a writing component to showcase their reasoning and critical-thinking skills. But what is considered a good score? More importantly, how do colleges and universities evaluate a ACT writing score? Is it really…

What is Undermatching?

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Why is it that so many low-income, yet high-achieving students do not attend competitive colleges and universities after they graduate high school? Chris Avery of Harvard University and Caroline M. Hoxby of Stanford have conducted extensive research on this phenomenon.…