Navigating College Admissions: Insights for the Class of 2024-5

Welcome, families, to Annapolis College Consulting and the College Sharks! As we dive into the realm of college admissions, it’s crucial to stay informed, especially considering the tumultuous journey we’ve experienced since the onset of COVID-19. We understand the importance of providing you with the latest updates and insights to navigate this evolving landscape effectively.

Lee Norwood reviews the trends from this year’s high school graduating class.

In our upcoming video, we’ll delve into the trends and expectations for the Class of 2024 in college admissions. But more importantly, we’ll shed light on what the Class of 2025 needs to know to thrive in this competitive environment. We aim to equip you with the knowledge and strategies necessary to streamline the college application process and give your students a significant advantage.

From acceptance rates plummeting to high school grades being inflated, we will look into why some students look like they should be a “shoo-in” at a particular school, yet they get waitlisted or deferred. We review of the trends observed in the Class of 2024 admissions cycle by doing a deep dive into the Common Data Set and we look at published admitted class statistics from colleges and universities. The AI revolution has impacted the college essay and colleges may switch to platforms that allow for video statements.  What is the real impact of extracurricular activities these days? We’ll analyze the data to give you a clear picture of what worked and what didn’t. Additionally, we’ll offer actionable insights tailored specifically for families gearing up for the Class of 2025 admissions process.

Why does it matter that we look back at graduation statistics?

College admissions have undergone significant transformations, and staying ahead of the curve is paramount. Whether adapting to virtual interviews, understanding shifting priorities in admissions criteria, or navigating changes in standardized testing policies, being well-informed can make all the difference.

At Annapolis College Consulting and the College Sharks, we take pride in delivering curated information that empowers families. Our mission is to support you every step of the way, ensuring that your students apply to the best schools for them, gain admission, and thrive once they get there. Building a balanced college list is the first step in the college application process.

As we embark on this journey together, remember that knowledge is power. By staying informed and leveraging the expertise of our team, you can navigate the college admissions process with confidence and clarity. Watch below as we unravel the complexities of college admissions and pave the way for your student’s success in the Class of 2025 and beyond.

Let’s make this college admissions journey a fulfilling and rewarding experience for your family!

know what to look forward to as the college admissions process continues to change.

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