Waitlisted. Now What?

The Dunbar Team | 04/01/2022

As more students apply to more colleges, it becomes increasingly difficult for colleges to predict their yield. In recent years, many colleges have placed more students on their waitlist, in …


The New Digital SAT

The Dunbar Team | 02/16/2022

The College Board has recently announced a major overhaul of the SAT intended to make the test both more secure and more student-friendly. These changes will be introduced in 2024 …


Trends in Early Admissions

The Dunbar Team | 03/21/2022

The early results are in and Regular Decision results are on their way! While not every college publishes its early results, we do have some trends from this year’s early …


Crew Recruiting Panel Discussion

The Dunbar Team | 03/05/2022

College Recruiting for Crew Panel Discussion  JOIN US FOR A WEBINAR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6th 2:00 PM ET   The Maritime Rowing Club and New Canaan Crew present a webinar discussion …


College Admissions 101 Webinar

The Dunbar Team | 02/01/2022

Please join Caroline Brokaw Tucker and Allison Slater Tate for our Upcoming College Admissions 101 WEBINAR: THE PATH THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL Sunday, February 6th at 7:00 PM ET We will be …


Making the Most of College Visits

The Dunbar Team | 12/01/2021

There are many ways to assess whether a college or university may be a good fit for you, but we believe, when possible, the best way for students to get …


Thinking of Transferring?

The Dunbar Team | 01/26/2022

Every year at this time, we hear from students who, for a variety of reasons, express an interest in transferring to another college or university. Perhaps the student desires a …


How to Stand Out at College Fairs and Recruiting Events

The Dunbar Team | 10/13/2021

Now that college students are back on campus for the fall, recruiting season is officially in full swing. Eighteen months into the pandemic, virtual recruitment still seems to be the …


College Planning is a 4 Year Process!

The Dunbar Team | 11/01/2021

Dunbar’s Tips Year by Year: Freshmen: · Find your footing: For most freshmen, the first few weeks of high school can be daunting. We recommend that freshman students try new …


Building a College List

The Dunbar Team | 09/01/2021

With more the 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States, it can be (understandably) overwhelming for students to narrow down that list to just 10-12 colleges to which they will …