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Wondering how college admissions officers verify the extracurricular activities, honors, and awards applicants list on their college applications? In this video, I share my answer based on my time as an admissions officer. Like, share, and subscribe to get the latest on navigating the college admissions process.
Yes...believe it or not, admissions officers are humans too -- who have their own little pet peeves that I'm letting you know to avoid. Watch the video for my list of little things that annoy admissions officers more than they should. Like, share, and subscribe to get the latest on navigating the college admissions process.
 
I always get the question: "What do colleges like more --- AP or IB classes?" The answer is slightly more complicated than either-or.
Wondering what to do over summer that will help you get into top colleges like Harvard, Yale, and Stanford? In this video, I talk about what activities actually impress colleges and what activities you can start doing now!
 
Wondering why admissions rates to top schools like Harvard, Stanford, and Yale keep dropping year over year? Listen to me explain the reason why. Follow @koodooslearning on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for more college admissions news and tips. Check out koodooslearning.com/blog for admissions strategies and advice.
As a college admissions coach, I always see and hear the question "should I mention an illness or injury that affected my grades when I submit college applications?" I have thoughts. Like, share, and subscribe to get the latest on navigating the college admissions process.