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Secrets of the College Application Process

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala, another community, on Nov 15, 2010

A resident asks: I have read your articles for some time and have enjoyed them. They are always informative and interesting. I have one son in college and another who is applying and over the years I have been to many workshops, talks, meetings and presentations. I have read dozens of columns such as yours as guides to the college application process. However, there is one thing I have never heard anyone address in my years of dealing with the process. That is THE PROCESS itself and what exactly happens to an application once it is submitted. This seems as if it is a dirty secret that no one talks about. What I think would be very helpful is to understand the end game so that students can know what will happen down the line. So what I would like to know is how they are evaluated-not in general terms but by the inside information of scoring systems.

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