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What Colleges Want in an Applicant (Everything) by The New York Times: A Response

“The admissions process is a maddening
mishmash of competing objectives, and an
attempt to measure the unmeasurable:
you. No, it isn’t fair, and likely never will be.”

-Eric Hoover, New York Times

At Campus Bound, we make it a priority to read articles, attend conferences, and learn from our peers in order to stay up to date on the latest admission trends and policies (which change daily, by the way).  In our search, we recently came across this article by the New York Times, written by Eric Hoover. It seems to be making its way across the Internet world and into the homes of future or current college applicants, so we decided to put in our two cents on the topic.

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Admissions, Advice for Parents

Which Counselor Does What?

There are many people within the world of college admissions who can help you when you need it. But many people ask, what’s the difference between a College Counselor and a High School Counselor? What’s the role of an Admission Counselor? Well, the staff at Campus Bound has been in each of these positions, and while the job roles may over-lap somewhat, here we offer an overview of each position and who to go to when.

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