College Confidential’s “Dean,” Sally Rubenstone, put together 25 of her best tips. So far, the "25 Tips from the Dean" eBook has helped more than 10K students choose a college, get in, and pay for it. Get your free copy: http://goo.gl/9zDJTM
"... An example is Harvard University which earns $3 million in gross profits from rejected applications every year, and that is according to UCEazy. The data from the study also show that universities are able to make over $200 million in total from rejected applications because applicants are not prepared and unqualified ...
... Here are the five schools that earn the most from rejected applications.
1. University of California-Los Angeles: $5,369,840
2. University of California-Berkeley: $4,681,320
3. Stanford University: $3,632,130
4. University of California-San Diego: $3,608,290
5. University of Southern California: $3,419,440" ...
Stella Ituze, 18, has become the first Rwandan to be awarded scholarships in 10 of the best universities in the world including four Ivy League colleges. ... The five Ivy League colleges include, Harvard University, Columbia University, Princeton University, Brown University and Stanford University (Ivy League plus college).
The other top universities she got accepted in include, Duke University, Williams College, Pomona College, Amherst College and Vanderbilt University." ...
Great local news article from a Rwandan point of view.
"It was Nick Wade’s idea to write about being a quadruplet. He went on a college advice website called College Confidential, and in a chat room about college admissions essays, asked whether other people thought this would be a good idea.
A college essay adviser, Christopher Hunt, noticed his question, and replied, in essence, 'That’s a no-brainer.' But Mr. Hunt, a former journalist now living in Boulder, Colo., had some advice. 'I said, "Yes, that’s good, but you can’t just leave it at, 'Oh, gee, I’m a quadruplet.' Tell readers how that influenced your life."'"
So Nick did. So did his brothers. It has paid off.
All four brothers, who go to high school outside Cincinnati, have been accepted by Harvard and Yale, among other top schools." ...