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  • How to bulk up that college resume

    Boston Magazine - 08/27/2017

    It’s an area of experience that’s often overlooked, but Elizabeth Cheron, dean of undergraduate admissions at Northeastern University, says it can speak volumes about an applicant: “Even though it’s not a formal program, if someone has two parents who work full time and regularly cares for, say, younger siblings or a grandmother, it shows us more of who they are as a whole person—and lets us see them handling adult-level responsibilities.” In fact, the current Common Application has been changed to better capture the family aspects of students’ lives.

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