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Many More Women Than Men Applied to Brown University’s Class of 2027

How do gender gaps in both applicant pools and student bodies vary across institutions? What do they mean for you?

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What Effect Will ChatGPT Have on College Admissions?

What is ChatGPT? What impact will it make on college admissions? And what do you need to know about it as you apply?

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Early Decision 2 (or EDII) is Becoming Even More Important

What is Early Decision II, and why should you take advantage of it? Find out more here!

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What to Know About Video Submissions or Video Interviews at Top Colleges

What are colleges seeking in the new introductory videos some of them are requesting? Find out more here!

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Columbia University Becomes Permanently Test-Optional with No SAT/ACT Requirement

Columbia's decision may have broader implications. Find out more here!

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Early Decision and Early Action Applications Continue to Rise at Top Colleges

ED and EA applications are on the rise! What does this mean for you?

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Your Major Can Impact College Admissions Success

Colleges compare students within their stated majors of interest. If you’re going for a particularly popular major, how can you stand out from a big pool of other applicants?

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