Monthly Archives: April 2014
Why Are The “Most Competitive” College Admission Pools So Crowded These Days?.
Almost anyone can tell you that admission to our nation’s most competitive universities is tougher than ever, but very few understood exactly why this is the case. David Leonhardt’s careful exploration of the issue (“Getting Into The Ivies” New York … Continue reading
From The New York Times: “Colleges Increasing Spending On Sports Faster Than On Academics, Report Finds”
Tamar Lewin reported in the New York Times (April 7, 2014) on a recent study released by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP)which reported that from 2001-2011, “…while spending on instruction, research, and public service declined or flattened, most … Continue reading
Learning Disabled Students Often Better Off With The ACT.
Students with documented learning abilities who have been given accommodation for extra time may be more comfortable with the ACT, according to Sam Rosensohn, the founder of College Planning Partnerships. The SAT, he states, “places enormous emphasis on decoding … Continue reading
Now That You’re In, Time To Say Thank You.
The dust is settling on your admission news, and you are about to settle on your final choice of college for the next four years.main Congratulations! But, let’s face it, you didn’t do it alone. What about the teachers who … Continue reading
When Your Financial Aid Package Isn’t Enough.