Command Education In the News
Visa restrictions, in particular, “will have an unprecedented impact on both current international college students in the US and also incoming college students this fall,” Command Education CEO Christopher Rim told Yahoo Finance.
A year off is appealing to freaked-out teens. Christopher Rim, a college admissions consultant, says about 75% of his senior students have already said they will take a gap year.
“Everyone is freaking out a little bit,” added Christopher Rim, president and CEO of Command Education in New York.
Pay attention to the students. Stop a few students on campus, tell them you’re a prospective student, and ask them a few questions,” Christopher Rim, CEO of Command Education
Another problem — mostly for juniors — is standardized testing. Christopher Rim, a college admissions consultant and founder and CEO of Command Education, told Avenue that schools have canceled standardized tests until May.
College admissions consultant Christopher Rim, founder and CEO of Command Education, says he has been receiving more calls from students anxious about the changes.
Getting into a good college isn’t about impressing the neighbors. Although it may be easier said than done, parents shouldn’t compare their teen’s college acceptances or rejections with those of their friends’ children, says Christopher Rim
“A lot of students tend to procrastinate during the school year, when there isn’t a lot of time to focus on college essays and applications anyway,” says Christopher Rim, who runs the program.
The cost to families? Anywhere from $2,000 for a week to $20,000 for a summer-long course, according to Christopher Rim, founder of Command Education, a college consultancy in New York City.