Alex Collazo Has 21 Posts

Where Billionaires Went to School

Billionaires—love them, hate them, or love to hate them—run our world. The top one percent controls 45% of all wealth according to Credit Suisse, a number…

Posted on May 21, 2019

Essay Analysis: Columbia University 2018-19

“In 150 words or fewer, please list a few words or phrases that describe your ideal college community.” If it seems like you’re trying to write…

Posted on October 26, 2018

How I Got Into College: This Admissionado Life

This week’s episode of This American Life, “How I Got Into College,” is all about trying to decode college acceptance. But we’re a little worried that this particular episode may have left folks feeling a bit more clueless than clued in to what works in the application process. So we rounded up our team of College Consultants and Editors to have ’em weigh in on all this.

Posted on September 11, 2013