LinkedIn Launches University Pages, College Admissions Trends for 2013-14
With students going back to school and the college application season in full-swing, it’s important for families to stay informed on what’s happening in higher education and college admissions news. At IvyWise we like to give oue readers a quick digest of the biggest stories in college admissions for the week.
Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:
LinkedIn announced the launch of its University Pages, a tool that will allow high school students to research and become familiar with colleges and their alumni. This also means the platform is now open to US students 14 and over.
The admissions landscape is always changing, and the 2013-14 college application season is no different. Here are the trends counselors and admissions officers expect to see this year.
More and more US students areexperimenting with gap years between finishing high school and starting college. Have you considered taking that year to travel or work?
What matters when college admissions officers are looking at your application and academic profile? Here’s a great breakdown of the most important factors in the college admissions decision.
Will you be using LinkedIn’s University Pages to research schools? What do you think of this year’s college admissions trends? Tell us in the comments below!