We can’t stress enough the importance of exploring options virtually this application season. For two days, Strive is sponsoring info sessions with 34 different STEM programs. Dig in!
Are you a problem solver? Do you like to see how things work? Then being an engineer may be the career for you! Engineers use science and math to find creative solutions to real-world problems. Having a strong aptitude in math and physics is a must for all engineers, and many college engineering programs value […]
For some students, the onset of the COVID-19 has prompted a curiosity about ways that specific majors can lead to careers linked to the pandemic. We thought it might be interesting to explore some of these options. The obvious fields are familiar health-related careers: doctor, physician assistant, nurse or nurse practitioner, respiratory therapist. We expect […]
Rossbach & O’Connor respects and promotes the diversity that defines our country. We also recognize that we can always do more to promote college access for all students. Given the grievous situation our country is experiencing surrounding race, we are taking actionable steps to promote change that leads to equity. We pledge to provide 526 […]
Each year, the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) releases a member survey, “What Colleges Look for in High School Students,” and the news for 2020 is out! Topping the list of criteria (#1 for a few years) is taking a rigorous curriculum, followed by demonstrating achievement as reflected in grades and (#3) standardized test scores. […]
With more announcements this week regarding standardized testing, it might be interesting to discuss what these changes mean for students in the next application round. Subject Tests These tests have not been revised or updated in at least a decade, and there are only three (3) colleges that currently require subject tests. Cal Tech, a […]