what's new in college admissions

What’s New In College Admissions: You Ask, We Answer

In our most recent webinar, we discussed the current college admissions landscape, including trends, changes, and what students can expect. We received many questions from parents and students during the live webinar and we wanted to share the…
state of college admissions

2022-2023 State of College Admissions

The 2022-2023 college application cycle marks a critical shift towards a new normal in the state of college admissions—and answers the question of whether last year’s record-shattering application numbers and admission rates would prove…
last minute college essays

Last Minute College Essays: You Ask, We Answer

In our most recent webinar about last minute college essays, we discussed upcoming college application deadlines and strategies to write a great college essay…in a hurry! We received many questions from parents and students during the live…
college admissions

2022 College Admissions Timeline

Preparing to apply for college can feel overwhelming. When do I start the process? What part of a college application is most important? Do my grades as a freshman really make a difference? These are all common questions, and we’re here to…
student writing a unique college essayContact your local C2 center today and learn how to write a college essay that stands out.

How to Write a Unique College Essay

Last year, colleges continued to see record numbers of applications and low acceptance rates. When schools get more selective, college essays become an increasingly important part of admission decisions. Your essay needs to help you stand out…
college acceptance letter

How To Navigate Competitive College Admissions

College admissions has become more competitive than ever. Applications are up, and acceptance rates are down. What is the data telling us, and what can students do to make themselves stand out and get into great schools? Keep reading to find…
Students taking SAT exam

Why You Should Submit Scores to Test-Optional Schools

,
Many schools temporarily changed their admissions policies to test-optional during the pandemic. It was difficult to administer tests safely, and many test sites closed during 2020. Since then, some schools have returned to requiring test scores,…
summer reading outside

Summer Checklist for High School Students

,
Summer break is the time to rest and recharge between school years. It’s important to enjoy summer activities, sun, friends, and family, but it’s also a great opportunity to prepare for the school year ahead. We’ve created a summer checklist…
Frequently asked questions about SAT scores

Understanding SAT Scores: 16 Frequently Asked Questions

Students planning for college often realize that the process is both exciting and stressful. Those who aspire to go to the best universities face an extremely competitive process. Often, the admissions process will involve taking the SAT, a…