October 2021 Newsletter – The Importance of Likely Colleges
- The Importance of Likely Colleges – Students should apply only to colleges that they are willing to attend (and gladly!). Thus, you need to spend as much time researching the schools that are likely to admit you as you do on the schools that are likely to deny you.
- Majoring in International Relations/ Political Science – Our increasingly global society provides numerous opportunities for international relations graduates. Political science studies equip students for leadership positions as well as graduate studies in areas such as law. Learn more about career options for these majors here.
- The CSS Profile – About 400 colleges, universities and scholarship programs use both the FAFSA and an additional form, the CSS Profile, to gather more information in order to award their own institutional funds to deserving students. Check each college on your final list to see if the Profile will be required.
- Volunteer Opportunities in a Pandemic – A significant number of high school students enrich both their communities and their souls by volunteering. Today’s students are creative, care about the world, want to prepare for work that matters, embrace their entrepreneurial spirits, value collaboration and are very tech savvy. One of the ways in which they demonstrate their care for the community, both local and global, is through community service and volunteer work. Here are some options to consider.
- How Many Applications? – One question college advisors hear almost every week is “How many colleges should I apply to?” Find some guidelines in this article.