Do you want to study engineering but not sure which college is best for you? Here's a list of questions from college admissions experts from members of HECA (Higher Education Consultants Association) and IECA (Independent Education Consultants Association). Admissions/Prerequisites/Profile Info Is the engineering program direct admit? What level of math should competitive applicants have completed in high school? Do students … [Read more...]
Which students were accepted to Texas A&M?
Incoming Freshman Class Profile- Class of 2019 Texas A&M University received 41,757 applications from the Class of 2019, and admitted 23.730 students. About 10,750 students accepted and enrolled for August 2019. About 51% of those admitted from the top 10%, automatically. The middle 50% range of SAT scores for accepted students was 1190-1370. The middle 50% range of ACT scores for accepted students was 24-30. The incoming class is … [Read more...]
Houston College Search Series
College Search Series will be in the Houston area on June 19, 20, 21, and 25 to speak with high school students about colleges. … [Read more...]
Want to Study Abroad in College?
Studying abroad may be one of the most beneficial experiences for a college student. By studying abroad, students have the opportunity to study in a foreign nation and take in the allure and culture of a new land. Here is a list of the top 10 reasons to study abroad! See the World The biggest reason you should consider a study abroad program is the opportunity to see the world. By studying abroad, you will experience a brand-new country … [Read more...]
New College Rankings- 2018
ETC College Rankings Index for 2018 The 2018 edition of our ETC College Rankings Index determines the economic value added, by each college ranked within the system, which is the improvement in earnings and employability of college graduates - measured against the total cost of the education. According to Michael R. Havis, president and founder of Educate To Career, “Other ranking systems are ranking colleges based on the academic caliber … [Read more...]
Crime and Safety at Florida Colleges
College. It can be one of the most exciting and high-energy times of any young person’s life. But with all that freedom sometimes comes trouble, and when that happens, it is up to the college/university’s governing body to come to a consensus on what action is warranted. This week, we will be examining a few schools (once again varying in prestige and location) and what their average safety rating is, as well as what criminal activity looks like … [Read more...]
Salaries of Florida University Presidents
Through recessions, budget cutbacks, and simply times of economic unsurety, there is one profession that has been charmed enough not to take much of a pay hit. That profession is that of the college president. It is known that the President of the United States makes a consistent $400,000 salary per year, with the only fluctuation being that of adjustment for inflation. But how much does the average college president make? We at Brand College … [Read more...]
What Are The Public Ivies?
Public Ivy is a term coined by Richard Moll in his 1985 book Public Ivies: A Guide to America’s best public undergraduate colleges and universities to refer to universities that provide an Ivy League collegiate experience at a public school price High-performing students looking for a top-notch education—without shelling out tens of thousands of dollars—would do well to check out the country’s public Ivy League schools. While getting into a … [Read more...]
Class of 2017 Admissions Results
College admissions is getting more and more competitive, mainly because of ever increasing number of applications received, which lowers the rate of acceptance. Here are the numbers of students who applied, students who were admitted, and the acceptance rate for some of the best universities in the U.S. … [Read more...]
Class of 2017 Admissions Decisions at Texas A&M
As of March 2017, all admissions decisions for the high school graduating class of 2017 have been released by Texas A&M University. Here are some of the numbers: Over 42,000 applications received 27,000 of those applications were not Top 10% or Automatic Admits, so they were holistically scored Over 19,800 students were offered full admissions, 47% Of those holistically reviewed, 3,800 students were offered admission, … [Read more...]