College Admissions & Graduate School Admissions News & Blog

Class-2025-regular-decision-notification
Look no further for your Class of 2025 regular decision notification dates! Say goodbye to endless web searches and hello to our compilation below. As always, we will be updating as we learn more information. CLASS OF 2025 --REGULAR DECISION
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organization-time-management
Attention TTA Community: Please welcome our organization and time management guru, Emily to our blog as we launch a new series aimed at helping students assess and tackle their organizational and time management challenges: The Top Tier Admissions Organization &
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2021-2022 Common Application essays
The Common Application released their essay prompts early this year. Usually, the prompts are an exact repeat from the previous year (as has been the case for four years) but this year they’re changing it up ---just what you need
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demonstrated interest college admissions
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. (with apologies to Elizabeth Barrett Browning) Juniors: now is the time to start showing colleges some love! Demonstrated interest – yours – increasingly is a factor in the admissions selection
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College Admissions extend test optional policies
Every day things seem to shift and change in the college admissions landscape. Add in a pandemic and things become even murkier. As you know from reading our blog posts, the test-optional narrative isn't a free pass if you are aiming high. We still recommend that our
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college transfer admissions during covid
The COVID-19 virus has completely disrupted the world of college admissions, with policy changes in standardized testing, dramatic shifts in opportunities during the school year and summer, and fluctuating statistics in college admissions. The college experience has also been quite
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Class of 2025 Admissions Statistics
Another year for the record books, as top colleges and universities see their overall application volumes soar in this most unprecedented cycle. Among the eye-popping statistics we’ve seen, NYU tops 100,000 applications, Harvard’s pool grows by 57 percent, and Colgate
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SAT Subject Tests Discontinued - Breaking News
The College Board announced today (January 19, 2021) that effective immediately, the SAT subject tests will be discontinued for students in the U.S. and they will be phased out for international students this summer after the May, June test dates.
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college visits during COVID
Spring break has traditionally been a time for high school students to visit colleges, walking around campuses, participating in student-led tours, and even sitting in on classes. In the midst of the pandemic, however, most of these options are no
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Class 2025 early admissions trends
It’s here! What you’ve all been waiting for, Top Tier’s annual deep dive analysis into this year’s early admissions round. Let’s get started… Looking at the chart below, which of the following can you infer? More students apply early to
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