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How to get a Northwestern admissions director to do a double-take on your app

We chat with a Northwestern admissions director about how he made quick and sound admissions decisions, the amount of time he spent on each application, the kinds of applicants made him do a double-take, the effect of admissions interview reports, the admissions quota from specific schools, regions, or countries.

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The Skinny

Admissions counselors read fishy apps then do THIS

  • What do counselors do when they read fishy applications? Here’s what they discussed.
  • Want free college? Here’s another state that just announced free tuition for the first two years of community college.
  • This top public school might lose its accreditation after a student died. Which school is it?