There seem to be many different forms of early admissions, can you clarify them for me? What factors should I use to determine whether early admissions is right for me?
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Is it possible to have too many or too few extra-curriculars? How, if at all, should college admissions factor into my thinking about my extra-curricular choices? What are the biggest mistakes students make with regards to extra-curricular activities?
What makes a really strong candidate? Is it excellent grades? Taking challenging classes? Lots of extracurricular activities? SAT/ACT Scores? Essays? Leadership or volunteering? Are any of these more important than others?
There are several important differences to consider when it comes to selecting a school. Small school vs. Large school. City vs. Rural. Selection of majors, or the school’s ranking. Is there one factor which is the most important?
When the time comes for students to seek letters of recommendation for the colleges of their choice, who should they ask? Also how should they go about asking them? What information should they provide to their recommender? Should they include their resume? How about giving recommenders addressed envelopes?
What should students who get called in for an Admissions Interview expect to be asked? Are there certain questions that Admissions Officers like to ask? How should a student prepare?
Many colleges like to know why you are interested in going to their school. What should a student touch on here? How much research needs to be done while constructing answers? What are some responses to avoid?