Posts made in March, 2013

SAT Subject Tests

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 in SAT & ACT | 0 comments

SAT Subject Tests

It is the time of the year to decide if you are going to take any SAT Subject Tests (SAT 2) in May or June. Below are the answers to the most frequently asked questions in my office.

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What is the difference between a liberal arts college and a research university?

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 in Application Process | 0 comments

What is the difference between a liberal arts college and a research university?

Below are definitions and examples of different types of colleges (liberal arts colleges, research universities, specialty schools and comprehensive colleges). Much of the content is from College Admission: From Application to Acceptance, by Robin Mamlet and Christine Vandevelde. This is a great book if you are looking for a comprehensive and easy to read book for both parents and students about the college process.

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What’s in a College Mission Statement?

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 in Application Process | 0 comments

What’s in a College Mission Statement?

Choosing the type of college that matches your educational priorities and goals is just one step in the process of finding schools that are a good match for you. One of the best places to start is to look at a school’s mission statement or letter from the President. The language, tone and content of a mission statement can tell you about university priorities, values and strengths.

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