College Admissions Trends & Insights
Latest College Admissions News and Advice – 2022
So, you’ve done the research, you’ve talked it over with your nearest and dearest, you’re pretty confident that you’re going to get the grades you need and you’ve chosen your ideal university or grad school. Now there’s just one small obstacle standing in your way: actually getting into the university of your choice.
University admissions criteria are changing. In February, many top colleges and universities were celebrating their successes in admissions during the pandemic. The Washington Post noted that Harvard University saw applications rise by 42 percent, while the University of Virginia was up 15 percent. The Post credited the fact that many of these colleges were — for the first time — test-optional this year, meaning students didn’t need to submit SAT or ACT scores. The headline: “Applications Surge After Big-Name Colleges Halt SAT and ACT Testing Rules.”
As the college admissions process becomes ever more complex and competitive, let’s see what Universities are looking for in Admissions for 2022.