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CollegeCampusApplying to college does not begin or end with the college application. Searching and choosing the best college for you also involves knowing when to apply, deciding whether to apply early decision, crafting college essays, and preparing for interviews with admissions officials. Our tips, tools, and expert advice can make the college application process easier.


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Should Your Child Apply Early Decision For College Admission: Answers From Prep School Pros

Early Decision should be reserved for students who are 100% certain they have discovered a school they want to attend. It is their first choice school and they will be thrilled, delighted and ecstatic if offered the opportunity to enroll. As well, statistics show that this commitment can be advantageous. Early Action is not offered at as many schools, but it can be a viable option for students who would like to receive an earlier decision. Note, at selective colleges and universities with Early Action programs admission at this point in time is typically only offered to those who stand-out in the applicant pool. As for traditional admission, it is for everyone and can work well for those who want to compare financial aid packages. Many schools, often large, public institutions, offer rolling admission. These schools review early decision applications as they are completed and, in this case, the earlier a student applies, the better. Students can submit these applications as early as the summer before their senior year. These schools review applications as they are completed and often send decisions to students early in the senior year.

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Edtech’s Next Big Disruption Is The College Degree


For centuries, the college degree has been the global gold standard for assessing an individual entering the workforce. But after cornering the credentials market for nearly a millennium, the degree’s days alone at the top are most definitely numbered. By 2020, the traditional degree will have made room on its pedestal for a new array of modern credentials that are currently gaining mainstream traction as viable measures of learning, ability and accomplishment. Technology is changing the job market, and it’s only natural that we find new ways of determining who’s the right fit for those jobs.



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