ACT Test Changes September 2020

ACT Test Changes September 2020

In a news release on October 8, 2019, the ACT announced several key changes that will take effect in September 2020.  ACT test changes may mean higher scores, especially for the wealthy They include: 1.  Retakes As of September 2020, students who have already taken...
Early Decision Applications Drop at Penn

Early Decision Applications Drop at Penn

Penn received 6,088 early decision applications for the Class of 2024 — a more than 14% decline from last year’s number of applications. The popularity of Early Decision continues to grow, so what happened at Penn? That’s a striking drop. To put the numbers in...
Colleges with Late Application Deadlines

Colleges with Late Application Deadlines

While the majority of college application deadlines fall somewhere between November 1 and January 1 of your senior year, there are many good colleges that accept applications throughout the spring of your senior year and even during the summer after your graduation...
How to Get into University of Pennsylvania

How to Get into University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania is one of the eight Ivy League universities (along with Harvard, Dartmouth, Brown, Princeton, Cornell, Yale, and Columbia). As such, it’s hard to get into. It’s not easy to get into Penn, but with the right strategy, you can boost your...
Colleges Without Supplemental Essays

Colleges Without Supplemental Essays

With the regular decision deadline just weeks away, students need to work fast to get all the required application essays written. In addition to the Common App essay / Coalition App essay, many colleges require 3-5 (if not more!) supplemental essays, and that can...