Spring break may conjure images of beaches and pools, but for high school juniors and seniors, the week away from school could be better spent. Admissions experts from local high schools and universities weighed in on how college-bound students can make the most of their breaks.
As one who has done a great deal of hand-holding over the years, I long for a game-changing college admissions department to actually say to an applicant, "As impressive a candidate as you are, I must tell you that you are unlikely to be admitted here. Would you like me to give you a few suggestions of schools that might be a better fit for you?"
Did You Graduate in Four Years? Congratulations | Bloomberg Elite private schools can cost far less relative to public schools, not only because of the top schools’ generous aid, but also because the students mostly graduate in the advertised four years, while those at state schools don’t.