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June College of the Month: University of Rochester

Sheptin’s College Profile – June 2021 University of Rochester, Rochester, NY - www.rochester.edu Basic Facts: About 5,500 undergraduates taking advantage of over 70 majors Student to Faculty Ratio: 11:1 About 80% of all students receive some form of financial...

How to raise a reader

My child is not a reader…. As a kid, I always had my head in a book. As an adult, I’m the same way. I tend to gravitate to non-fiction, although my favorite fiction authors include Dickens, Dostoevsky, and Vonnegut. I was raised in a reading culture. My parents were...

Test Optional for College Admissions

A few days ago, Cornell’s admission offices came out with its standardized testing policy for next year. In short, the school has a two-pronged approach to testing: Three undergraduate schools will be test blind, which means that scores will not be used in admissions....

Are you thinking about applying to College?

College Planning 101 College Admissions time is challenging for everyone. From the stress of visiting colleges to finding the best choice for you, the process is a minefield. How has college applications changed: Students need to check out each website of the colleges...

Why being student centric is so important to colleges.

This insightful article from Forbes highlights many school's responsibilities towards their students in the coming weeks. https://www.forbes.com/sites/bradbirnbaum/2020/08/31/why-higher-education-needs-to-think-customer-service-to-ensure-student-success/#2a7ce0fd5797...