For most students, the high school transcript is going to be the most important part of their college application. But what are college admissions officers actually looking for when they review a transcript? Former Fordham, Barnard, and Montclair State admissions officer, Tova Tolman, explains how she would approach transcript review—what grades were important to her and what grades she ignored—in the latest installment of the our video series, Ask the College Admissions Expert.
The Insider: College Admissions Advice from the Experts is where College Coach experts weigh in on the latest college admissions topics. We cover everything from application timelines and strategies to tips on financing your child's education.
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