Books by Danny Ruderman

Articles by Danny Ruderman

Why Do Colleges Accept Some Students Over Others?

As I often do, I'm going to illustrate the answer to this question by telling a story, but before I do, you should know that each college’s admissions office has different qualities that it looks for in students. Therefo . . .

How Can Students Start Learning About Colleges?

Here are the top four ways that I use with my personal students.

First, we’re going to start with a website, which you probably know and love (or know and hate) which is the College Board. These ar . . .

Is It Ok If A Student Doesn't Know What To Do In College?

It is absolutely OK.

Most students have no idea what they want to do in college, and that’s why colleges don’t require most students to declare their major until the end of sophomore year. They want you to explore in th . . .

Can Students With Learning Disabilities Get Special Accommodations In College?

The answer is absolutely yes. Now obviously, there are different types of disabilities—there are physical disabilities and learning disabilities, and both can get accommodations through the same office. This office is ty . . .

Danny Ruderman's Bio

College admissions counselor Danny Ruderman is nationally recognized as one of America’s premier practitioners. After being the first from his family to attend college and only the 3rd student to be accepted into Stanford University from his public high school, Danny's mission is to help as many families as possible navigate the admissions process. He is the author of The Ultimate College Acceptance System (St. Martin’s Press) and Top 100 Answers to Your College Admission Questions. He has also created college counseling programs used by non-profits and Fortune 500 companies.