So, you’re almost there. You’ve made it to your senior year of high school, and by all indications, you will be graduating. You’ve worked hard, hopefully had a lot of fun, and now anxiety about the future sets in. All around you people are talking about testing and prep classes, grades, scores, and AP tests. […]
Our financial experts discuss what the smartest thing people should do with their money.
The more selective the college, the less of a numbers-driven meritocracy the admissions process will be. The numbers will always be important. But once you have finalists who’ve achieved those metrics, you have to look to other, less tangible qualities.
Look for issues you’re passionate about. So if you want to help the homeless in your community, give to a rescue mission or homeless shelter.