Take note…ED admit rates are falling.

Sad signs of the times…and only the beginning. Declining demographics, especially throughout New England, and reduced interest in attending U.S. colleges by international students augers ill for modest private colleges. It is sad, because there is a place for these small, suppportive and niche schools that serve average students who are at the core of an educated society. Their demise is not good for future generations.

This is another fundamentally important article on the subject of college admissions. It is clear, concise, comprehensive and compelling. I hope that everyone related to the college admissions process will study this remarkable example of thoughtful and constructive analysis. Well done, once again, Brennan!

This is excellent news for all kinds of reasons. Our thanks to to the NMSQT Board for broadening access to the National Merit Scholarship Program.

This is another impressive step by Northeastern to move from its traditional role of a local commuter college to a major force in international education and enhancement of the common goal of mutual respect and understanding among people and nations. Bravo!!

Trends and predictions for college admissions in 2020:

This is an important article, making the case for an extra year for boys and some girls who simply need more time to mature. We will always consider this option in our work with our students.

We have many misgivings about university rankings, but it is nevertheless interesting to review some that are well-researched and respected. This is one of them.

The woof and warp of the traditional tapestry of integrity has been stretched at top universities, perhaps as a reflection of today’s “Me first” concept of entitlement within certain levels of contemporary society…just sayin’.

You might be a helicopter parent if…

This is an important message by the CEO of our professional organization that takes a firm position on the absolute integrity required as Independent Educational Consultants. That there are charlatans out there is inevitable but the IECA takes aggressive action to eliminate it when it is within our reach.

This is an objective view of the college admissions process in the USA. Probably the best we have seen on the subject.