Expert opinions on the college admissions process!
Ask the Dean
Read answers to questions about the college admissions process, financial aid, and college search by College Confidential’s resident expert!
Search from over 3 million scholarships worth more than $13 billion.
We'll help you estimate your AI, which is used by some schools to summarize the academic
accomplishments of applicants.
College affordability is important for just about everyone these days, and it's handy to
get an idea of how much aid you might be eligible for.
Join for FREE,
and start talking with other members, weighing in on community discussions,
Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky
welcome messages (like this one!)
girls have a considerable advantage in admission to top universities.
And since high GPAs are far more rare than high SAT scores, girls have a considerable advantage in admission to top universities.
lower high school GPAs but higher test
scores (the former of which is
generally more important)
This may be said to console kids who have low scores, and the importance of high scores may seem de-emphasized on CC, but I wouldn't agree on that GPA's are MORE important than test scores in the admission process of the schools at discussion.
The total number of boys and girls applying to all colleges in American is irrelevant.