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College acceptance is only one step towards success

Now is the season for early decision and while everyone hopes for a positive decision the reality is that  many different colleges can work very well  for you. http://pennwpadmin.wpengine.com/on-receiving-early-decision-news-good-or-bad/

“What Colleges Want in an Applicant (Everything)”

Eric Hoover writes in a New York Times (Education Life section)  article dated November 1, 2017 “The admissions process is a maddening mishmash of competing objectives, and an attempt to measure the unmeasurable: you.  No, it isn’t fair, and likely never will be.” https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/01/education/edlife/what-college-admissions-wants Rower’s Edge can help recruited athletes navigate a different experience but the […]

Coaches look beyond rowing

College coaches look at more than rowing stats when thinking about a potential recruit. They want to “know” as much about the rower/coxswain as possible to help them determine if the athlete will be a good match for the team. While rowing performance is of primary importance to a college rowing coach, recruits should understand […]

Men’s Collegiate rowing

Great article about  Men’s rowing in terms of both  funding and opportunities.   http://www.row2k.com/features/1032/Men-s-Rowing-in-the-U-S–Part-3–Little-Money–Lots-of-Opportunity-in-Men-s-Collegiate-Rowing/

Confusion around new SAT

Evaluating new SAT scores is difficult since the test is relatively new and some experts think more data is needed. http://www.thedp.com/article/2017/01/penn-regular-decision-update-2021