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College of Future Could Be Come One, Come All

Teaching Introduction to Sociology is almost second nature to Mitchell Duneier, a professor at Princeton: he has taught it 30 times, and a textbook he co-wrote is in its eighth edition. But last summer, as he transformed the class into a free online course, he had to grapple with some brand-new questions: Where should he […]

Should Science Majors Pay Less Than Art Majors?

Most high school students likely see social media sites like Facebook as a welcome distraction from their school work, and as a convenient way to keep in touch with friends at nearly all times. But according to the Christian Science Monitor , students also understand that maintaining the “perfect” Facebook profile might help land a spot at a dream college

Adam Metsch talks with Scott Coen about college costs and how it helps to start the process early

If you have kids in high school or in college you know all too well about the high cost of a college education. Adam Metsch talks with Scott Coen about college costs and how it helps to start the process early.  Watch the video here:

Adam Metsch talks “College Planning” on WGBY

College Advisor of New England from WGBY on Vimeo.

VIP Applications: What are they?

VIP Applications: What are they? This fall, a number of high school seniors will receive a personalized e-mail or letter congratulating them for qualifying for a special “V.I.P. Application.”   V.I.P. Applications are applications sent from colleges to select students encouraging them to attend the school. The VIP applications offer a fast-track, simplified application process […]

Expert College Advice in 32 Minutes

Adam recently gave a teleseminar discussing the college planning process. You can listen to it here:

Bard College Campus Video

Click the title to see the beautiful Bard College campus and buildings.

Help with Financial Aid as Reimagined by the MTV Generation

Can MTV, dangling a prize of a $100,000 development budget, coax students to improve the process of seeking and securing financial aid?

A Nice Reminder for the Holidays…

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 Hours in a day is not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and 2 cups of coffee. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, he picked up a very large […]

Will an Admissions Rejection be a Rejection of Me as a Person?

Among the worries of Michael Campbell, a high school senior in Denver, is that colleges will see only “transcript-test-scores-class-rank-me,” and not “human me.”