The Truth About Extracurricular Activities and Highly Selective Colleges

The Truth About Extracurricular Activities and Highly Selective Colleges

Today’s well-rounded applicants are welcome at many colleges but the most selective schools prefer a different shape. They are prioritizing “pointy” students, those who have participated in several activities centered around a theme rather than a variety of disconnected activities. Elite colleges want students whose activities demonstrate commitment to a core interest, belief or pursuit.

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Finding Your Student’s Best Fit College – How the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Can Help.

Finding Your Student’s Best Fit College – How the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Can Help.

With over 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States, creating a short list of just 8-10 schools can be quite a challenge. The most effective tool I have found to aid students in understanding their personal preferences is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

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The College Tour: Never Too Early

The College Tour: Never Too Early

I started my day in second grade. Then I went to college. Tomorrow, I am going to work -- The College Spy’s top reasons to visit colleges before junior year of high school.

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