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College Connections

Introducing College Connections

We are pleased to bring you College Connections, an online communications series dedicated to the college discovery and discernment process. The purpose is to provide the entire Rambler community with relevant topics, tips and timelines, along with diverse insights and voices to help guide you through the journey and hopefully ease some of the anxiety inherent in the college search and admissions process. We always welcome reader feedback. You can share comments with your college counseling team at collegeconnections@loy.org.

In The News

There is a lot of information out there about colleges and the college admissions process, the below articles are some of the more helpful articles we have found.

List of 3 news stories.

  • A Message from NACAC's CEO

    I am pleased to share with you NACAC's just-released report on standardized testing.

    The report, titled "Ensuring All Students Have Access to Higher Education: The Role of Standardized Testing in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond" is a much-needed call on colleges and universities to examine their ACT and SAT policies and practices.

    Read full message
  • How The Coronavirus Has Upended College Admissions

    NPR

    As stressful as it always is for students applying to college, this year it's all that — and then some — for the admissions officials trying to decide whether to admit them. Because of the pandemic, many students will be applying without standardized test scores and several other metrics admissions officers at selective schools have long relied on, leaving colleges scrambling to figure out what else they might consider instead.

    Read full article
  • Seniors, Talk to Your Parents!

    Georgia Tech Admissions Blog

    My son turned 12 in May. He’s a red-shirted sixth grader now, and I’m seeing all the signs of a middle school boy. His feet are growing at a preposterous rate, he’s sleeping later, and his body movements are shifting from little kid to some bizarre combination of convulsion and human worm.

    Read full article
In the News Archive

Hidden Gems

Meet Members of the College Counseling Department!

Beginning in October—Enjoy this brief Q&A to get to know members of Loyola’s College Counseling Department. Each issue we’ll feature someone new!

List of 7 news stories.

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