Each year, we hear about more colleges choosing to go to a test-optional admissions policy, and we applaud the trend. With George Washington University joining the 850 colleges and universities with test-optional admission policies this year, we can expect even … Continue reading
Most families and students are not only faced with the question, “Can I get into my college of choice?” but also, “Can I afford to attend that college?” President of Iowa’s Grinnell College, Dr. Raynard Kingston discusses where his college … Continue reading
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We have suggested in an earlier blog that getting an early start on the college process is essential for good results to be reasonably assured. A ninth grade start is even better than a tenth grade start; a tenth better … Continue reading
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