Posts by Trevor Mizrahi

Why Some Get Admitted While Other Strong Students Get Rejected

You Can Control Most Of This Process By Focusing On These Factors: *Academic grade point average in all completed A-G courses, including additional points for completed UC-certified honors courses. *Number of, content of and performance in academic courses beyond the minimum A-G requirements. *Number of and performance in UC-approved honors and Advanced Placement courses. *Identification…

Another Reason Rankings Don’t Serve The Purpose You May Think

Colleges can manipulate enrollment to report an illusion of post-graduate success and lower student loan debt. Rankings force behaviors to be adopted by colleges like equating “academic quality with institutional wealth and privilege”.

Chat GPT Diminishes The Authenticity Of The College Essay

Cheating The College Essay By Using Chat GPT Is Making Some Colleges Rethink How To Judge The Story Being Told By A Student. The Standardized Testing Industry May Benefit From This By Showing The Value of Proctored Essays. Independently Confirming The Authenticity Of The Students Writing May Be Welcomed By Universities To Make A Sincere…

Early Common Application Trends For Class Of 2027

-2.8 Million Apps Submitted By Nov 1.-61% Of Domestic Students Submitting Early Came From ZIP Codes In The Top Income Quintile.-Only 48% Of Students Self-Reported Test Scores, Down From 51% The Year Before-400,000 Early Apps Were Submitted To The Most Selective Colleges With A Lower Than 25% Admit Rate-Over 1 Million Early Apps Were Submitted…

Be Among The First To Apply For Debt Forgiveness

The U.S. Department of Education has a place to sign up for updates. Be sure to apply for debt relief before the student loan payment moratorium expires at the end of this year.

The Most-Regretted & Lowest Paying College Majors

Nearly 2 in 5 American college graduates have major regrets. That is, they regret their major. The regretters include a healthy population of liberal arts majors, who may be responding to pervasive social cues. When he delivered his 2011 State of the Union address in the shadow of the Great Recession, former president Barack Obama…

Elite Colleges Will Become More Selective Now

Regional Colleges Will Suffer While Elite Universities Are Poised To Get More Selective. In Order To Attract People Who Are Unlikely To Enroll In College You Will Soon See Big Incentives Like Large Tuition Discounts. This Trend Is Happening Because Less Babies Have Been Born Since 2007 And A Huge Drop In International Students.

More Students To Be Admitted To A University Of California Campus

UC Campuses Plan To Increase Enrollment By 23,000 Students, Focusing On Underserved California Cities. Problems Around UC Santa Barbara Campus Will Limit Its Growth Compared To Other Campuses. It Appears This Is A Solution That Avoids The Cost Of Building New Campuses. What Is Yet To Be Seen Is How Critical Student Services Will Keep…