Work experience in college admissions

Work experience in college admissions

As soon as school is back in session after the holidays, many students begin to consider their options for summer. Elite college hopefuls should take care to craft a summer break agenda that will build upon the “hook” they have established during the school year. A...
What happens after I hit send on my application?

What happens after I hit send on my application?

The moment is finally here. Your cursor hovers above that Submit button. You’ve double and triple checked, you’ve made sure everything’s ready, you’ve taken out that part in your resume where you wrote, “BLAH BLAH BLAH ADD DESCRIPTION LATER.” So you hit Submit, and...
Can I back out of Early Decision?

Can I back out of Early Decision?

Hooray! You’ve been accepted into college! You applied a month and a half ago, and now you’re being forced to go to the school you were accepted into! Wait, what? I’m being forced to go? Maybe this wasn’t such a good decision after all… Early Decision can seem like a...
Help! Early Decision results are almost here and I’m freaking out

Help! Early Decision results are almost here and I’m freaking out

We spend a lot of time in the Command office helping students prep applications to America’s top colleges and universities. But once the “submit” button has been pressed, we also spend quite a bit of time coaching students through the inevitable highs and lows of...
What Brown’s elevated ED numbers mean

What Brown’s elevated ED numbers mean

Brown’s early decision statistics are out, revealing a whopping 20% increase in applicant numbers, up from 3,501 applicants last year to 4,169 this year. So what does that mean for this season of college applications and admissions? While it’s tempting to make grand...