The Top Five Myths and Mistakes about College Admissions

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College admissions officers know that the key to a successful college application is following the rules. Breaking them could result in disaster. Careless — and avoidable — mistakes can easily mean the difference between a thick envelope and a painfully thin one.

Myth or Fact? 

  • Great essays are solely about great writing skills.
  • You should load up your resume to stand out.
  • Application work starts senior year.

As a former admissions officer for the University of Pennsylvania, Karen Crowley has reviewed thousands of college applications and unfortunately issued many denials because of errors she knew applicants could have avoided.

In College Coach’s free guide, The Top Five Myths and Mistakes about College Admissions, Karen — along with other college admissions advisors from the College Coach team — shares insider information to help students avoid these common application errors and put them on track for admissions success.  

Success starts here. Download your free copy now.