Dear Ivy League Guru, I am a senior in high school and have a question about the college application process. Should I apply under early action or regular decision? My application is ready to send, but I want to know which choice gives me the best odds for admission. I would also like to know what you think is the most important item on the application. High School Senior Dear Student, Here are some numbers to crunch when considering whether to apply to top colleges under ear
Dear Ivy League Guru, I am a sophomore in high school and need some pointers on preparing for the requisite tests. I am taking the PSAT in the spring of 2016 and the ACT and the SAT in the fall of 2016. I want to do really well on the PSAT because the National Merit Scholarship uses these scores to determine winners and top ACT and SAT scores will be critical for my applications to top colleges. What do you suggest?
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"Advanced classes reflect intellectual vigor even if your grade-point average is tainted by a few B's."
The Ivy League Guru I doubt that many high school students are concerned about their "college futures" at this point. They think that there will be plenty of time for that later. I beg to differ and want to share two questions that forward-thinking students often ask me in my consulting practice.
Should I take easy classes to earn A's, or