College Admissions 101

What Do College Admissions Officers Really Look For? 10 Tips for Seniors

I have talked to many, many admissions professionals over the years. In fact, it is one of my favorite things to do when I visit college campuses. I also build relationships with admissions officers as part of my regional leader duties in the Independent Educational...

Career Counseling Assessments for High School and College Students in 2021

If you do not use career counseling assessments, there is no question: You are missing out. Career counseling assessments can provide you with rich analytical data to help you choose a career and showcase your strengths. They can even help you choose the right...

Studying in the United Kingdom is Easier Than You Think

Campus to Career Crossroads is proud of its community of professionals who graciously share their knowledge and expertise. I am honored to welcome Esme Page to the blog and expand the blogging possibilities to the United Kingdom. Esme has over fifteen years of...

6 Key Takeaways to Know After the 2020-2021 Admissions Cycle

Each college admissions cycle tells a unique story, and the 2020-2021 application cycle trumped them all. Covid, a national test-optional movement, and a stunning spike in application volume all contributed to some major challenges.  The underscoring theme: Families...
Parents: A Cautionary Tale

Parents: A Cautionary Tale

I've had the pleasure of knowing Jason for several years, and as my daughter approached the college admission process, we thought we had things under control. Although I knew Jason, we decided to navigate the waters of admissions on our own, and to our dismay, the...

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I Wish That I Had Applied…

I Wish That I Had Applied…

I have never encountered a college graduate who wishes they had won less scholarships. Almost always, they candidly acknowledge having missed out on applying for scholarships and in hindsight, they would definitely have dedicated more time to applying for them in...

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Three Takeaways from Three Advisory Boards

Three Takeaways from Three Advisory Boards

College admissions is a constantly changing world and the horizon has a lot of changes ahead. One of my favorite aspects about being involved in college admissions advisory boards is being on the forefront of admissions changes. It is insightful for me to gain behind...

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