University of Minnesota

Transferring From One School to Another

The turn of the academic calendar in the new year finds many students leaving one college and enrolling in another. And when classes begin again in September, even more students will arrive as transfers. Roughly one third of all students will obtain their degree from an...

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Not All Matching GPAs are Created Equally

Can taking Advanced Placement courses in high school improve a student’s chances for admission to certain colleges? In general, the more selective a college is, the greater weight it gives to an applicant’s having completed AP courses. Highly selective Macalester College in St. Paul, which accepts...

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Many Great Post-Secondary Options Available

As the 2014-2015 school year comes to a close, most graduating seniors who intend to enter college in the fall have made their choices. A large number, however, still have not. No worries. The good news is that they and their parents have plenty of...

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