Seniors, whether you’ve already submitted your applications, or if you’re planning one final application assault over the holiday break, here are five ways you can still improve your chances of admission to college.
1. Keep working hard in school
We know that might sound like the same old advice, but the truth is that a lot of colleges ask to see your first semester senior grades before they make admissions decisions, and those grades can absolutely impact your chances of admission. Of all the things you can do to improve your chances (or not do that will hurt your chances), this one is the most important.