What College Admissions Officers Look For: A Must-Read Guide

Through original research, we've identified the Golden Rule of Admissions, 3 Pillars of the Most Successful Applicants, and many other findings.


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How Colleges Read Your Application: A 4 Step Process

Do you know what happens after you hit that "Submit" button? Learn about the admissions reading process at selective colleges.


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5 Things Asian Parents Get Wrong About College Admissions

We address common misconceptions about college admissions and provide tips for overcoming them, based on the insights we’ve developed over the past 12 years.


How I Got Into Princeton – Destiny (Story #1)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Destiny's story.


11 College Essays That Worked

In this regularly updated post, we share the admissions essays that helped students get into their dream schools.


How I Got Into Princeton – Maia (Story #2)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Maia's story.


How I Got Into Princeton – Alonso (Story #3)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Alonso's story.


How I Got Into Princeton – Justin (Story #4)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Justin's story.


How I Got Into Princeton – Amanda (Story #5)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Amanda's story.


How I Got Into Princeton Series

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, you'll find a summary of all our profiles.


How I Got Into Princeton – John (Story #9)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share John's story.


How I Got Into Princeton – Shanaz (Story #6)

In our "How I got Into" series, we share the stories of successful applicants to Princeton and other great schools. In this article, we share Shanaz's story.