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Is College Really Harder to Get Into Than It Used To Be?

April 23rd, 2015

Although written and published last year, this article still hits the nail on the head in 2015. Yes, many colleges have become far more competitive in admission yet many more excellent schools remain within reach. Let’s keep our focus on identifying best matches for individual students, rather than succumbing to media and peer pressure focusing on a tiny percentage of colleges.

April 4, 2014

By: Jacoba Urist
At a recent alumni dinner for my alma mater in Manhattan, a representative of the school welcomed us with these uncomfortable words: “Chances are most of us here would not even be admitted to this college today.” But this isn’t new: I’ve heard that refrain at several alumni events now, and it’s always intended, unequivocally, as institutional pride. The message: Our school is so competitive and selective now that if you applied today with the same SAT’s and grade point average you had a decade or two ago, you probably wouldn’t get in.

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