7 Red Flags That Can KILL Your College Application

As you prepare to submit those college applications, the video below will outline some important things that you should keep in mind.

These are things that can immediately downgrade your application and appear as major RED flags to the college admissions committee.

Some of these major RED flags include:

  • Having your parents write your college admissions essay
  • Sending in generic essays
  • Not using “spell check”
  • Overkill on the extracurricular activities
  • Complaining in the admissions essay about GPA’s and standardized test scores
  • Missing important deadlines (admissions, scholarships, financial aid, etc.)
  • Decline in grades during the second semester of senior year

Watch the video below to see what these admissions committee members have to say about this topic:

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Lauren Anderson is a certified school counselor who's passionate about helping students all over the world successfully transition from high school to college! After spending 6 years as a business professional, she obtained her Master’s degree in School Counseling and now spends her spare time helping students.

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