It has been said that character is who one is, or what one does when nobody is watching. When it comes to college admission, everyone seems to be watching and according to a recent survey, character counts. This week, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Character Collaborative released a research brief entitled Character and the Admission Process, which includes results from a survey of trends in college admission. For the first time, the annual survey added a section on the use of character attributes in the application process, and the results highlight what many professionals have known all along: character attributes are a factor in admission.
Admissions staffers from across the U.S. offer advice on what not to do when applying to college.
Applying to college can be a stressful process, but being aware of what mistakes to avoid can help ease the burden for students.
What are some mistakes that drive college admissions staffers crazy – and sometimes send an application to the rejection pile? U.S. News asked pros from around the country to weigh in on what they'd prefer applicants not do. Here are some of the highlights.
In this week's 'Teen Talk' column—articles written by teens and young adults to help parents understand what's really happening in their world—a college student explains how to keep the college application process stress-free.
The transition to college involves change for students as well as parents. While colleges offer many services to assist students with a successful transition to college, it can be a transition for parents, too. We will discuss Loyola's resources and support for Rambler parents to help manage a changing relationship with your "adult" son or daughter.
Join us for our spring Financial Aid Seminar as a veteran financial aid professional will lead the discussion and share insight and experience on topics around college costs and the financial aid process.