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"Each year, colleges reach out to thousands of students with fancy brochures and solicitous e-mails, inviting them to apply. They contact many more students than they’ll accept." How do you feel about this practice?
According to Today.com, 160,000 college applicants admit to hiring an IEC to help them in their college search. What do you think about this growing trend, especially among high achievers?
“Quite literally, you are making the kind of difference most of us can only dream about,” said the Dean of Admissions at Harvard regarding the work of professor Robert Sandler.
In a conversation with The New York Times’ Tom Friedman, Google’s head of people operations, Laszlo Bock, detailed what the company looks for. And increasingly, it’s not about credentials.
"The early arrival of wintry weather in the Midwest this week gave [Principal] Grewing an opening to test out a virtual class day at St. Cloud Cathedral high school in central Minnesota, having students whip out laptops or iPads and work from home." ...