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This spring, many students and families discovered that schools that could once have been considered relatively safe bets for strong students were no longer sure things. Here, we’ve highlighted some of the schools that saw a particularly noteworthy drop in their admission rates.Read More
Northeastern University has skyrocketed in popularity among college-bound high school students in recent years. As a result, Northeastern has initiated a number of “special admissions” programs that offer unique opportunities for students while also helping the university to manage their on-campus enrollment.Read More
With their rising popularity, Catholic and Jesuit colleges have become increasingly selective. So if you’re thinking that a Catholic university might be right for you, read on to learn more about the most popular options and what they’re looking for in their students.Read More
Here is an up-to-date list of every school that will be test-optional, test-flexible, or test-blind in 2022-2023.Read More
The College Board recently announced an entirely new format for the future of the SAT. What will it look like, and how will it affect you?Read More
Harvard, Stanford, and other top universities are extending their temporary test-optional policies. What does this mean for the college admissions landscape?Read More
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