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How to Get Admitted Off a College Waitlist

How to Get Admitted Off a College Waitlist

“If they stay on the waitlist with no intention of attending that school, then they are essentially taking a seat from a student who would have loved to attend that school,” Christopher Rim, founder and CEO of the admissions firm Command Education.

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Enrollment Freeze Looms at Berkeley

Enrollment Freeze Looms at Berkeley

Some are questioning why UC Berkeley didn’t make the announcement of a possible enrollment reduction sooner, given the far-reaching impact it has on students who have applied. Christopher Rim, CEO of the admissions firm Command Education, suggests that Berkeley downplayed the enrollment freeze order because it didn’t want to receive fewer applications.

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The SAT is going entirely digital

The SAT is going entirely digital

“There is a clear link between household income and test performance. If you practice enough and have the right resources, you will see your score rise. Test prep and tutoring is a multibillion-dollar industry; those who can afford such resources will generally outperform those who do not.”

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How to Find a Tutor for Your Child

How to Find a Tutor for Your Child

“For elementary and middle school students, it is often most productive to start tutoring sessions with an icebreaker activity and plan a variety of subject-related activities for each session, such as playing question games,” Rim says.

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Uncertain school year fuels renewed interest in at-home classrooms

Uncertain school year fuels renewed interest in at-home classrooms

After seeing initial popularity, Sapir and Fasciano also partnered with a tutoring program called Command Education to provide academic and university prep help to the kids. Sapir’s niece, who is 16 and currently in the thick of university applications, has been one of the residents using it as a space away from parents who also use the apartment during the day for work.

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How Recent Events Reshaped College Admissions

How Recent Events Reshaped College Admissions

“If two students from the same school are applying and they have similar extracurriculars, letters of recommendation, GPA, and one student submits a test score that’s perfect or near-perfect and one doesn’t, who is the college going to accept? Most likely the student with the test score,” says Christopher Rim

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