College Admissions is Not a Game

By Kevin Pittard

Kevin Pittard is associate director of admissions at Wake Forest University. Here he shares his insights from the 65th annual national conference of the National Association for ...

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Thoughts from Baltimore…

Martha Allman, director of admissions for Wake Forest University, is attending the National Association of College Admissions Counseling national conference in Baltimore. Here she shares her ...

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Applicants: “Be Careful What You Post on Facebook”

Before addressing school children in a speech this month, President Obama had some candid advice for students using social media. “First of all, I want everybody here to be careful about what ...

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College Rankings: How Important Are They?

Every August, there’s a lot of buzz associated with U.S. News & World Report’s new rankings of colleges and universities. According to one study, more than half of incoming college freshman ...

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Smart Money Magazine Tackles the Issue of Standardized Testing

If you’re a college-bound high school student, do you ever wonder whether you should take the SAT, the ACT or both? If you’re a parent, are you curious about why your mailbox is suddenly ...

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On April 15 and 16, 2009, Wake Forest University hosted top admissions officers and leading researchers from Berkeley, Duke, Harvard, Ohio State, Princeton, Texas, Virginia, Yale and other universities along with the director of data research for U.S. News & World Report for the Rethinking Admissions conference.