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Connecting with Admissions Offices from afar

October 29, 2014

Visiting colleges and/or interviewing is a great way to “demonstrate (your) interest” in attending. However, if you are unable to visit or interview, fret not!  

There are many ways to make the decision makers aware of who you are and of your interest in attending.  But whether you connect via email, by telephone, or in person, it is important in all circumstances to be able to articulate clearly what you are hoping to get from your college experience (why them?) as well as what you will bring to campus (why you?). 

5 Questions That Will Get YOU Noticed by Colleges

October 24, 2014

Reaching out to admissions representatives in person at an event or by email is a great opportunity to add give them insight into your personality, values and goals through the questions that you ask. It is also a great way to demonstrate your interest in the college; an increasingly important way you can tip the scales in admissions decisions (colleges want to pick candidates who will pick them).