What College Admissions Committees Are Really Looking For

by | Dec 18, 2018 | 0 comments

Bettina Weil, owner of Weil College Advising was recently published in The Hudson Independent. Her article entitled “What College Admissions Committees Are Really Looking For” deep dives into this topic for high school students that are planning and preparing to apply to various colleges. Whether you are planning to apply to a prestigious university or a smaller, independent college, she discusses the top criteria that universities want to see.. and it may not be what you think.

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