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Best extracurriculars to do, according to Pomona admissions officer

He’s read over 30k admissions applications. How do admissions officers know when you’ve used a college consultant? How do you show commitment to an activity when you discovered it late in high school? How do admissions offices market and recruit students? What tools do they use to understand your high school context?

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What colleges do to confuse you about financial aid

  • True or false? U.S. colleges admit most applicants.
  • What is “opportunity hoarding” and how are parents using it to help their kids get into college?
  • What do colleges do to confuse students about financial aid packages?