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THE SAVVY APPLICANT

THE SAVVY APPLICANT

Find some tips and tricks to help you succeed when applying to your college or trying to get recruited by the school of your dreams.

Foreign Language Requirements: Don’t Just Check The Box

Where foreign language requirements are concerned, students often ask how many years they need to take for college admissions. There isn’t really a clear-cut answer or an overall minimum cut off. In short, it varies from college to college, with some requiring two years and others recommending four. But the truth is, regardless of what those requirements look like, foreign language classes are not living up to their promises.

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College Waitlist: Why you’re on it and what to do next

You craved to hear the resounding “Yes!” from your dream school but instead got an uncertain “maybe…”. You’ve been waitlisted. It’s not a great feeling, but being waitlisted doesn’t mean you should wait. In fact, do the opposite. It’s important to understand why you might be on the waitlist, and understand what steps you can take to improve your chances of full acceptance. Don’t wait!

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