Archive for September, 2013

Canadian University Fair

Monday, October 7, 2013 — 6:00pm- 8:00pm Boston Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue - Newton, MA 02466 URL: Deadline: October 7, 2013 Cost: Free Contact: Marc A. Jacques -  - 617-247-5123 The Consulate General of Canada in Boston invites you to a Canadian College Fair ...

Every Essay Counts! How To Tackle the “Why This College?” Prompt

Many colleges ask a variation on the “Why do you want to attend our college question?” Their goal is to determine how well you know yourself, if you have interests and ideas to share and to see if you are a good fit for the school. Keep these tips in mind as you write your “Why Us?” essay. 1. Be interesting. A popular Washington D.C. college has posed a first draft to this type of question ...

Inside the Admissions Committee

By Margaret Nilsson What happens once you hit the “submit” button? While each college admissions office has its own unique process, many share similar ways of making decisions. Once the applications have been read (typically by at least two admissions officers who are responsible for a particular area), the next step is committee. Committee meetings allow the admissions staff to get together ...
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