Predictive Analytics & Admissions - Higher education is now a massive industry with over 20 million students enrolled throughout the country.
Focus on Majors: Peace and Conflict Studies - With the political climate in the United States so divisive at this time, a major that focuses on ways to solve problems peacefully may resonate with you.
Financial Matters: Maximizing Merit Aid - Although many middle-class and upper income families will not qualify for need based aid, they still may find the cost of attendance at most private colleges intimidating.
Current Trends in College Admission - The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) surveys thousands of admission officials at colleges across the U.S. yearly about their admission practices.
In this issue you'll find articles on the following:
7 College Admission Blunders to Avoid - the journey to college will likely go smoother if you avoid making these seven common mistakes.
Focus on Majors - Geology - Fascinated by rocks and minerals and the forces that shape the earth? Geology is an interdisciplinary science that involves not only a study of the physical makeup and history of the earth, but also how humans and other life forms are affected by the earth.
The CSS Profile - About 400 colleges, universities and scholarship programs use a financial aid form, the CSS Profile, in addition to the FAFSA, to gather more information in order to award their own institutional funds to deserving students.
Show Them Some Love - Through both your responses to application questions and your actions (numerous meaningful contacts with that college), you can influence your chances of acceptance at your top college choices. Learn how here.