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Get real advice and step-by-step guidance that cuts through the confusion of getting into college. Admissions Revolution explores every facet of the college admissions process—from standardized testing and college visits to Early Decision and why colleges use waitlists, from understanding selectivity and the committee process to financial aid and gapping—dispelling myths and exposing truths along the way.

Every month we add more videos and companion guides. Browse our complete list of videos below.

getting_into_gear_colorGETTING INTO GEAR

  • Advice for Middle School Parents
  • Building a List of Colleges
  • Building a List of Colleges-Part 2
  • College Open Houses
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Five Steps for Writing a Great College Essay
  • Four Ways to Apply to College
  • Independent College Counselors
  • Standardized Tests
  • Summer Academic Programs
  • Summer Vacation
  • Teacher Recommendation Letters
  • The Coalition Rolls Out
  • The High School Transcript
  • The Role of Your Guidance Counselor
  • The Summer Checklist
  • Three Types of Applications
  • Top 5 Trends of 2015/2016
  • Understanding your PSAT Scores
  • What Every High School Junior Needs To Do
  • Your College Essay (P)

navigating_turns_colorNAVIGATING TURNS

  • Applying as a Pre-Med Student
  • Applying to Engineering Schools
  • Applying to Ivy League Schools
  • Applying to Ivy League Schools-Part 2
  • Brand Name Schools
  • Getting Started With Financial Aid
  • International Students
  • January & February To Do List
  • Learning Differences-Part 1
  • Learning Differences-Part 2
  • September Revolution
  • Test Optional Colleges
  • Test Preparation
  • The Back To School Checklist
  • The College Interview
  • The College Visit
  • The Game Changer-Athletics
  • What to Do If You Get a Bad Grade

heading_for_finish_colorHEADING FOR THE FINISH

  • Communicating With Admissions Officers
  • Deferred: Optimizing Your Chance for Admission
  • Holistic Admissions
  • How Decisions Are Made
  • How to Get Off the Waitlist
  • Senior Year Matters
  • The December To Do List
  • Those Mysterious Admissions Officers
  • Why Colleges Use Waitlists
  • Your Application-Perfected for Months, Read in Minutes


  • Can Admissions Decisions Be Reversed
  • Negotiating Your Financial Aid Package
  • Spring Admissions
  • The Gap Year
  • The May 1st Deadline

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AR_bundles_icon_activeDIRTY LITTLE SECRETS

  • Dirty Little Secret: Demonstrated Interest
  • Dirty Little Secret: The Asian Bias
  • Dirty Little Secret: Colleges Are Big Businesses


  • Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Becoming the Best Applicant
  • Brand Name Universities
  • Choosing Your Major Wisely
  • English Proficiency
  • Strategies for Standardized Tests
  • Your College Essay

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