ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Articles / Applying to College / A Journey Through College Confidential

A Journey Through College Confidential

Dave Berry
Written by Dave Berry | May 17, 2016
The College Confidential site is huge. If you go to its home page, you'll find all kinds of great incentives on which to click.

Let's take a look at some of the listings. Looking for some practical college-process help? Check out these helpful Ask the Dean articles:


The above represents just a small fraction of Sally Rubenstone's “Dean" expertise. It will take you a very long time to exhaust the terrific college knowledge that she dispenses — all for free — on CC.

General-information articles abound on CC. Here's just a tiny sampling:

Written by

Dave Berry

Dave Berry

Dave is co-founder of College Confidential and College Karma Consulting, co-author of America's Elite Colleges: The Smart Buyer's Guide to the Ivy League and Other Top Schools, and has over 30 years of experience helping high schoolers gain admission to Ivy League and other ultra-selective schools. He is an expert in the areas application strategies, stats evaluation, college matching, student profile marketing, essays, personality and temperament assessments and web-based admissions counseling. Dave is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and has won national awards for his writing on higher education issues, marketing campaigns and communications programs. He brings this expertise to the discipline of college admissions and his role as a student advocate. His College Quest newspaper page won the Newspaper Association of America's Program Excellence Award, the Pennsylvania Newspaper Publisher's Association Newspapers in Education Award, the Thomson Newspapers President's Award for Marketing Excellence and the Inland Press Association-University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Mass Communications Inland Innovation Award for the Best New Page. His pioneering journalism program for teenagers, PRO-TEENS, also received national media attention. In addition, Dave won the Newspaper Association of America's Program Excellence Award for Celebrate Diversity!, a program teaching junior high school students about issues of tolerance. His College Knowledge question-and-answer columns have been published in newspapers throughout the United States. Dave loves Corvettes, classical music, computers, and miniature dachshunds. He and his wife Sharon have a daughter, son and four grandchildren.

More on Applying to College

See all
pexels-andrea-piacquadio-3762368

Letter of Continued Interest: What is it, What Should You Include, When Should You Send One?

Have you been waitlisted or deferred by a college you wish to attend? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of college hopefuls are…

Grayson-Dutch-Downtown-Model-Art

The Architecture Portfolio That Got Me Into My Dream School

The portfolio is one of the most critical aspects of your application when applying to architecture school, but there is a limite…

Nature

How to Get More Out of Your College Tours

College tours are schools’ best opportunity to convince potential students that they’ve got everything you could ever want to suc…

UChicago_CobbGate

UChicago Admissions Q&A: ED/EA Ask Me Anything Recap

Last week, we were privileged to hear from a UChicago admissions director in an Ask Me Anything forum event to get exclusive tips…

NYU-ama-photo

NYU Early Decision Ask Me Anything Q&A Recap

This month we were able to hear from New York University admissions representatives in an exclusive Ask Me Anything event hosted …

Need Help Paying for College?
VIew Offers