Admission Officers Reveal the Most Important Factors Driving Decisions
You've heard rumors about what admissions officers want to see in your college applications. One friend heard that schools only look at the grades that apply to your intended major, but your cousin said colleges don't look at the grades you earned in your electives. Fortunately, you can put those rumors aside and hear it right from the source -- college admissions officers have revealed what they see as the most important factors when making their admissions decisions.
Here's the scoop: The National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) recently released its 2018 State of College Admission report, which covers myriad issues involving the college admissions process gleaned from surveying counselors at secondary schools, as well as admissions officers from colleges nationwide.