Preparing for College

Colleges Still Accepting Applicants

New Year's Day is behind us now, along with those pesky January 1 application deadlines. Frankly, I find the January 1 application deadline tradition dumb. The "correct" date should actually be the first working day of January, not the holiday of New Year's Day.

What really bugs me is when colleges extend their deadlines at the last second. Of course, this is a blessing for the true procrastinators but can be quite irksome for all those who toiled to get their applications in before the last second. (Yeah, don't get me started about the last-second crowd.)

Keep reading Show less
Find Your Best Fit
Find your best fit college and track your favorite colleges.
Connect with your future classmates
Offer not stacking up? These articles may help
Expert advice and answers to common SAT and ACT questions