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Getting Ready for College

College Prep. During Covid-19- To-Do Lists

What Will Colleges Look For? In light of all the changes in college entrance requirements and processes, many students and their parents are left wondering what colleges will be looking for in the next wave of admissions. Typically, students know exactly what colleges seek in a strong college applicant. However, this year things are looking blurry. With the cancellation of the SAT/ACT, extracurricular activities on hold, and the difficulty of assessing grades via online learning, students are left to their own initiative and drive to build their resume. Making yourself…
Monica Ruz
May 7, 2020
Getting Ready for College

Creating A List of Prospective Colleges

Creating a list of prospective colleges can be overwhelming. We have created some easy steps for you to follow, making the process of picking schools easier and lighter. There are more than 5,300 colleges and universities in the United States. Therefore, parents and their teenage kids often have many questions about how to choose amongst all the choices. In order to create an optimal list, families must look at a few important criteria: affordability, fit, and access. Be Open-Minded You must also start the process with flexibility of thought. Often…
Mundo Academy
February 4, 2020
Getting Ready for College

Creating A Testing Timeline

Now is a great time to start planning for your college entrance exam journey to ultimately get into your dream school. Investing some time and energy into a plan now will save you a lot of unnecessary stress. Furthermore, it will give you the confidence you need to get an awesome score. We created a general timeline to use, starting your junior year. Since every student has a different schedule with various activities, we recommend you use our timeline as a general outline and change it to tailor it to…
Mundo Academy
July 30, 2019
Getting Ready for College

Surviving College as a Latinx

Even though more and more Latinxs are attending college, enrollment of Latinx and Black students still lags at top universities and colleges. For example, at Harvard only 13% of students are Latinx while 52% are White according to the New York Times, 2017. So even though there is much to celebrate when it comes to the rising numbers of Latinxs attending college, there are still many struggles Latinxs face such as lack of support, cultural barriers, pressure to succeed for the family, discrimination, a feeling of not belonging, and microagressions.…
Mundo Academy
April 18, 2019
Getting Ready for College

Making the Most of College Tours

It’s an exciting time- you’re touring your prospective colleges. Your hard work has paid off, but now it’s time to make a decision. Here’s a quick and easy guide to make the most of your time and budget, plus some key points to consider when shopping around. Start by pre-registering for the official college tour offered to prospective students. These official walking tours are led by undergraduates and include an informational session about campus life, academics, and financial aid. You may also opt to attend an open house, which is…
Mundo Academy
March 21, 2019
Getting Ready for College

How You Browse the Web Can Influence College Recruitment

Signing up to receive a newsletter from the college of your dreams can have some impact on your admissions! Just like your smartphone and Instagram can track you and learn your online browsing behavior, you should know that while you peruse through a university’s website, you are most likely being silently watched and studied. Many universities are tracking prospective students through specialized software. More than 50 colleges and universities currently use software from Capture Higher Ed, a company based in Louisville, Kentucky, that tracks how prospective students use university websites.…
Mundo Academy
February 21, 2019