The crazy 2021 admissions cycle has come to an end as all colleges have released their decisions. With many colleges experiencing significant increases in applications, the waitlist pool is larger than in years past and many are predicting the wait could extend to August.
This year is not a normal admissions year. Many colleges experienced a significant increase in applications unlike ever before. Waitlists are expected to be annoyingly long. Many students are trying to make decisions on schools they have never actually stepped foot on.
What do you need to know when applying to universities overseas? Is the application process different? Do you need to take standardized tests as part of the application process? Can I switch majors once I am enrolled? How does FAFSA work with universities overseas?
College is expensive and now with more and more colleges going online, families are re-evaluating their options. Families are researching financial aid, merit aid, and scholarships to help with the burden of college expenses.
My son or daughter got into college now what? What is the total cost of attendance really? Can I afford it? What options are there for financial aid, loans, merit aid, scholarship? Do I really have to pay the sticker price? As families start to assess their ability to afford college, what should they be doing and when?
As a parent I am always looking for ways to be a better parent to support my kids especially during these uncertain times. How can we help our kids during the college admissions journey and life beyond? Harlan’s open and honest conversations about facing,
2020 – Oh What a Year! It was a challenging year for all in so many ways – physically and mentally. As a small business owner, COVID-19 really tested each and every one of us at College Scoops. Not only did we adapt, but our team came together to innovate and launch a series of new products and services to help families as they navigate getting to know colleges from afar.
Episode 54: How College Scoops Can Help You and Your Student Now More Than Ever With Founder Moira McCullough
We are doing something different today – we are sharing our story with you and why College Scoops is more relevant now than ever before. If parents thought getting to know a college outside of the admissions tour and information session was challenging prior to COVID-19, we were half right.
How can colleges build and grow a diverse and inclusive community and once students get in, how can universities better support students to enable them to thrive and fit in? What are colleges doing to help 1st generation students and students of color once they arrive on campus?