Preparing for College

The Rising Tide of College Applications

If you have been paying any attention at all to the world of college admissions, you surely must have noticed a stark trend: Colleges are getting more applications every year. In some case, the increase is dramatic.

One particularly impressive example of this is the University of Chicago. This highly regarded institution reports a 42% increase in application this year. U.S. News' The Paper Trail blog reports some details:

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