Financial Aid Insights

It’s that time of the year again. We’re coming up on April 1, which is a key date for college admissions. The Ivy League and some other so-called “elite” colleges use the late-March-early-April window as their common reply period. Of course, along with acceptances come financial aid awards. Unfortunately, for many applicants this presents some…

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About Boarding Schools

The overwhelming majority of my posts here on Admit This! have been focused on preparing for and getting into college via mainstream routes, specifically public schools. But what about private high schools, many of which require that students live on campus away from home? These, obviously, are known as boarding (or “prep”) schools. Perhaps one…

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