Ivy League

5 tips to stand out among college applicants

College admissions are as competitive as ever. While getting into Ivy League schools has always been difficult, more and more students are finding increasingly difficult admissions policies at non-Ivy League schools as well. Much of that difficulty is likely due to the rising costs of a college education. As tuition rises, colleges need to assure students and parents that the quality of the education is rising as well. More stringent admissions policies are often indicated by universities as proof that they accept only the best. So what can students do to set themselves apart and get into the school of their dreams? Fortunately, students can help themselves in the college admissions process...