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379 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT 06897

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Wilton, CT 06897

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College Admissions

What Is Early Decision and Why Is It So Popular?

Early Decision (ED) is an early round of the college application process.  Students generally must apply ED prior to the regular college admission deadlines.  When a student applies ED, the decision is binding.  This means that they are locked into attending if admitted, regardless of whether or not other colleges accept them as well.

Most colleges […]

August 2nd, 2015|College Admissions|

Why You Should Care About Yield Rate

Yield may be the most important aspect of the entire admissions process. Yield (or ‘yield rate’) is one of the primary concerns of admissions panels. Yield rate is the percentage of students offered admission to a particular college who actually end up attending in the fall.

How is yield calculated? If a college accepts 10,000 applicants and 6,000 […]

August 2nd, 2015|College Admissions|

Financial Aid Forms – The Dreaded FAFSA

In the world of Financial Aid (FA), there are three documents you must complete – CSS, FAFSA and IDOC. Unlike the CSS and IDOC, the FAFSA frequently proves to be a pitfall in the college admissions process.

The FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is something you must send to colleges if you’re […]

August 2nd, 2015|College Admissions|

Financial Aid – The “Need Blind” Conundrum

Financial Aid (FA) can be daunting for individuals going through the college application process for the first time. FA is a crucial part of the college admissions process as a whole. Adequate early preparation is key. Parents and students need to be extremely wary of what colleges say regarding FA and college admissions and what […]

August 2nd, 2015|College Admissions|

The College Application Essay – Chris’ Thoughts

Like it or not, if you are applying to colleges from a wealthy part of New England, the admissions officer reading your essay is going to automatically assume that you have a silver spoon in your mouth. Our advice is to do everything you can to avoid furthering this stereotype.

First off, some don’ts. Don’t […]

June 13th, 2015|College Admissions|