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Average GPA for College & GPA Requirements: Introduction Your Grade Point Average (GPA) plays an important role in the college application process. But you may be wondering just how important […]

How to get into Penn State—General Information Penn State, or the Pennsylvania State University, is a public research university in Pennsylvania. Founded in 1863, Penn State was Pennsylvania’s first and […]

How to Get Into Brandeis—General Information Brandeis University is a private liberal arts university located in Waltham, Massachusetts. The university has an undergraduate enrollment of 3,591 students across more than […]

How to Get Into the College of William and Mary—General Information The College of William and Mary is a public research institution that has been around since 1693, making it […]

How to get into Harvey Mudd—General Information Harvey Mudd College is a private college in Claremont, California, and is part of the Claremont Colleges, a group of prestigious colleges that […]

How to Get Into Claremont McKenna College—General Information  Claremont McKenna College (CMC) is a small liberal arts college located in Claremont, California. Claremont McKenna was founded in 1946 and is […]

How to get into Wellesley College—General Information Wellesley College is a prestigious women’s college located in Wellesley, Massachusetts. A small liberal arts institution, the Wellesley College total enrollment figure is […]

How to get into WashU—General Information Founded in 1853, Washington University is an elite private university in St. Louis, Missouri that is home to almost 8,000 undergraduates from over 100 […]

How to get into Yale — General Information Yale University is a world-renowned Ivy League institution founded in 1701. The campus is located in New Haven, Connecticut, and is home […]

How to get into Duke University-General Information Duke University is a private research university originally founded by Quakers in 1838 before it was relocated to its current home of Durham […]

How to get into Stanford – General Information Stanford University is a private research institution that has given rise to 20 living Nobel laureates. Located in Palo Alto at the […]

Photographer: Kelly Sikkema | Source: Unsplash In this article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert Becky Weinstein will walk you through the “extracurricular hook” – developing your extracurriculars into a hook for college […]

Photographer: Sterling Davis | Source: Unsplash In this article, admissions expert Becky weighs the pros and cons of attending a college on the east coast vs. the west coast. For […]