Help! My Counselor Reference is Missing Post-Deadline!

Question: Yesterday I called my first-choice college to make sure they have all my application stuff. (Deadline was Jan. 15, nearly two weeks ago). I was told that my guidance counselor reference is missing. My counselor said she sent it right after the vacation, so I’m pretty freaked out. She said she could send another ...


Searching For Ivy Success: An Interview With Katherine Cohen

Katherine Cohen, Author of The Truth About Getting In College Confidential posed a few questions to Kat Cohen about admissions issues. College Confidential (CC): What’s your opinion of the current level of college guidance being offered in today’s public high schools? Are private-school counselors any better? Katherine Cohen (KC): Not necessarily. It depends on the ...