Admissions Officer Insight: The Person Behind the Application

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Students eating lunch at the 2014 National College Admissions Conference at Northwestern University.

 

Admissions Officer Corner is a series of posts written by college admissions officers at QuestBridge partner colleges

For the 35 QuestBridge partner schools and for many others, we are considering more than just numbers as we make our decisions. We are really trying to understand the person behind the application. While there are many factors that we use to make our decisions, below are three that I find most compelling: Continue reading

Admissions Officer Insight: Tips to Help Your College Search

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Zak talking with prospective students at the QuestBridge National College Admissions Conference, Princeton University, June 2014.

 

Admissions Officer Corner is a series of posts written by college admissions officers at QuestBridge partner colleges

I probably spend every day of the week giving advice about the college process or talking about Bowdoin College. It’s not only a job, but a passion that I have found in my life. I strive to make sure that students going through the college process find a school (or a group of schools) that best suits them. Continue reading