Excited about your team winning the national championship? Not so fast, at least not if you're getting ready to apply to that school for college. Ned Johnson and Maureen discuss the impact of March Madness and other unexpected factors on college admissions.
In breaking with the curricular structure of traditional academia, these three venerable institutions exemplify what they teach their students, which is to pursue excellence in the path they choose to follow. Each has outstanding programs that work well for independent-minded and well-motivated student.
This coming Wednesday, May 1, is National College Decision Day. This is the annual deadline by which almost all college applicants must choose an undergraduate school. Here are a few pointers to remember, now that you’ve likely made your decision about college.
College Cousins: the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and the Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine ArtsCollege School Admissions
For students interested in the visual and performing arts, finding strong arts programs is a priority. Two of the best can be found at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence and Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts in Pittsburgh.
Two of our most popular schools offer one of the most popular majors with students today. There are many schools that offer courses and even majors in business, but not all offer a B.B.A (Bachelors of Business Administration) degree. That’s part of what distinguishes these programs. The other part is the quality of the programs themselves.