Author: Cheree Liebowitz

2022-2023 Best Colleges Rankings – U.S. News & World Report 

2022-2023 Best Colleges Rankings – U.S. News & World Report 

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2022 Colleges Rankings. The Best Colleges rankings includes approximately 1,500 colleges and universities across the U.S. But what do these rankings mean and how are they determined? According to the report, for the 12th consecutive year, the Best National University is Princeton in New Jersey. MIT comes in second, followed by…

The Power of Early Decision and Early Action Applications

The Power of Early Decision and Early Action Applications

When applying to college, taking advantage of early application deadlines can often make a significant difference in the college admission decisions. Of the thousands of colleges in the United States, approximately 450 offer Early Decision (ED) or Early Action (EA), in addition to Regular Decision. Some even offer all three. ED and EA deadlines are…

The Grandparent Waiver in Florida: Everything You Need to Know

The Grandparent Waiver in Florida: Everything You Need to Know

Last year, the Florida legislature signed into law the Grandparent Tuition Waiver. According to the legislation, out-of-state students whose grandparent(s) reside in Florida may be eligible for in-state tuition at a four-year public university in Florida. The requirements are as follows: Have a grandparent who is a legal Florida resident. Note: “Grandparent” is defined as…

Writing the “Why This College” Supplemental Essay

Writing the “Why This College” Supplemental Essay

In addition to the main Common Application essay, many colleges will ask students to answer one or more school-specific questions referred to as supplements. One of the most common supplemental essay prompts is usually along the lines of “Why do you want to attend this college?” This essay is designed to gauge several things: first,…