Hundreds of colleges in Baltimore recruiting Maryland students

Hundreds of colleges in Baltimore recruiting Maryland students

August 27, 2019 2 By Stanley Isaacs


PATH TO SUCCESS. THEO NEARLY 300 COLLEGES AND
: UNIVERSITIES FROM ACROSS THE
COUNTRY ARE RECRUITING STUDENTS
IN MARYLAND. THEY’RE LOOKING FOR THE BEST AND
BRIGHTEST. GOOD GRADES, HIGH SCORES ON
COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS AND PROOF
THAT THE STUDENT IS WELL ROUND
AL HELP, BUT STUDENTS AND NOT
SURPRISINGLY THOSE WE SPOKE TO
SAY IT CAN BE STRESSFUL.>>IT IS A LOT OF PRESSURE, THEY
WANT THE BEST STUDENT AND I TRY
TO BE THE BEST STUDENT THAT I
CAN BE.>>IT CAN BE NERVE WRACKING AT
TIMES, YEAH, IT CAN BE
STRESSFUL. THEO EXPERTS SAY PARENTS SHOULD
: START GETTING STUDENTS
PREPARED FOR THE ACT AND SAT AS
EARLY AS MIDDLE SCHOOL.>>IN 2004 WHEN I APPLIED FOR
COLLEGE 1.4 MILLION SENIORS OR
SO HAD APPLIED, LAST YEAR THERE
WERE OVER 5 MILLION THAT HAD
APPLIED TO SCHOOL SO THAT’S
ALREADY INCREASING THE COMPETITIVE LEVEL AND EVEN
THOUGH COLLEGE FRESHMAN CLASS
SIZES ARE INCREASING THEY’RE NOT
INCREASING AS THE SAME RATE AS
STUDENT CLASS SIZE SO THERE’S
MORE COMPETITION. THEO SOME COLLEGES ARE NOW
: OPTING OUT OF USING TESTING AS
A MEASURE OF ACCEPTANCE, BUT THE
MAJORITY STILL REQUIRE THE
ENTRANCE EXAM.>>GPA FOR US IS A 2.5 OR HIGHER
AND IF YOU TAKE THE SAT YOU NE
A IF YOU CHOOSE TO TAKE THE ACT
1030. YOU NEED A 20 OR HIGHER BUT IT’S
EITHER OR. THEO BESIDES TEST QUALIFICATIONS
: STUDENTS GOT TO SIT IN ON
WORKSHOPS ABOUT CURRICULUM,
CLASS SIZE, AND FINANCIAL AID,
OF COURSE, LOCATION IS ALSO A
PRIORITY.>>SOMETHING SMALL, I DON’T WANT
ANYTHING TOO BIG, I DON’T WA
TO GET ANXIETY SO SOMETHIN
SMALL AND HOMEY SO I AM NOT
LOST. THE OH: IF YOU MISSED TODAY’S
SESSION THERE’S ANOTHER
OPPORTUNITY TONIGHT FROM 630
TO 8:30 P.M. AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY
MORNING FRO