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The fifth and final installment in a series of posts dedicated to a deeper-than-usual dive into the college admissions process.

By Jenny Umhofer

Many pixels have been parsed over the subject of “the future of college admissions.”  These forward-looking conversations …

The fourth in a series of posts dedicated to a deeper-than-usual dive into the college admissions process.

By Jenny Umhofer

Race and education have always been a combustible mix in the United States.  And that explosive potential has always been …

The third in a series of posts dedicated to a deeper-than-usual dive into the college admissions process.

By Jenny Umhofer

Getting into college is no laughing matter.  Except when it is.

In fact, humor abounds in college admissions circles.  The …

The second in a series of posts dedicated to a deeper-than-usual dive into the college admissions process.

By Jenny Umhofer

College admissions wasn’t always this way.

There was a time—not too long ago—at colleges and universities across the nation, when …

College Admissions: A Lesson in History

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The first in a series of posts dedicated to a deeper-than-usual dive into the college admissions process.

By Jenny Umhofer

 
 
 

How to get into Harvard in 3 easy steps, 300 years ago:

  1. Read Virgil and Cicero in