The Mauler Institute™ Blog

Demonstrated Interest

Do You Love Me? Do You Love Me Not?

The 2021-2022 admissions cycle brought with it several surprises. Perhaps, the most stunning was watching some students with lower GPAs gain admission to schools that, historically would have been out of their academic reach, while other, academic high-fliers (valedictorians, perfect...
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Academic Interest

Unpacking the Academic Index

Although Ivy League and highly selective schools have tried to deny the use of a formula to determine admissions outcomes, the truth is that they have been using such a statistical tool as an input to admissions decisions since the...
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Chocolates

College Is Like A Box of Chocolates

A couple of months ago, I had a conversation with a parent of a sophomore who was concerned that her daughter had no idea where she wanted to go to college, what she wanted to study, or how to start...
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Tips And Tricks

5 Easy Tips for a Better College Application Resumé

Fashion legend Carolina Herrera is famous for dressing First Ladies like Jacqueline Onassis, Laura Bush, Michelle Obama, and Melania Trump. Herrera knows a thing or two about helping people stand out for the right reasons. “Attention to detail is of...
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Why Studying Abroad Is Awesome

Why Studying Abroad Is Awesome

When I ask students if they would be interested in studying abroad, they often say something along the lines of, “I don’t want an international degree. I only want to go to college in the US… or maybe Canada” (it...
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