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2019 College Admissions Insights

Working as a college counselor, I have the opportunity to help students as they adventure on the college admissions roller coaster ride. During the ride, most students I work with experience ups, downs and unexpected twists as they journey towards post-high school life. Recently (a few moments before writing this …

Lessons Learned from the Fall 2019 College Admissions Cycle

The colleges made their decisions. Most students finalized their college choice by May 1st. After our team at UCEazy analyzed the data, two clear trends emerged: Top colleges, either private or public, continue to become even more insanely competitive. Even for the most gifted students, it’s almost impossible to predict …

Timely Tips for Each Grade Summer 2019

Summer is here. Below are some ideas that students can use to continue moving forward. 8th Graders Start thinking about the transition from 8th to 9th grade by anticipating what extracurricular activities appear interesting to you. Take some risks in projects that you undertake or strengths that you want to …

College Essays Made Eazy Program

Essays, also called personal statements, are a key part of the application process for most top-ranked colleges. Unfortunately, a large number of students are unable to put their best foot forward in this critical area. These students end up underperforming in college admissions. This is true even for academically gifted …

Tier One Colleges are Becoming SAT/ACT Test-Optional and the List is Growing

Students Must Present Themselves as Multi-Dimensional for College Admissions

New facts about U.S. College Admissions have really changed the college admissions landscape. Top colleges and universities are no longer as focused on SAT scores as they were in the past. Meaning students who have all As or score high on the SAT/ACT are not guaranteed admissions to top ranked …