Colleges host an Admitted Students Weekend for incoming freshmen every year in April so accepted students can experience campus life and be encouraged to enroll. While it may seem like a good opportunity, is it really worth it? For those accepted early to the class of 2021, congratulations! Admitted Students Weekend should be coming […]
Author Archive | Frances Wong
A math major turned growth hacker, Frances has worked in PR and marketing in Hong Kong, New York and San Francisco. AdmitSee is her third edtech startup, coming from Course Hero and Purpella. Frances was born in Hong Kong and received her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. Fun Fact: Frances was a certified and licensed EMT during her time at Georgetown.
College Interview Preparation Tips
College applications are in, but the application process isn’t entirely over. Applicants have the opportunity to interview with college alumni as part of the application, but it isn’t required. Most the time, it is dependent on location and availability, so make sure you’re regularly checking your email! Here are some preparation tips if you […]
How to Tackle the “Why Us” School-Specific Essay (with Examples!)
Of all the supplemental college essays out there, the “Why Us?” essay is the most difficult to master, especially when you have to write one for each school on your college list. So, how do you convince admissions officers at each college you belong there, while staying true to yourself? With AdmitSee’s database of […]
Favorite (Unexpected) College Classes to Look Forward to
If you think college is just one boring lecture after another, think again. Unlike the curriculum high school offers, college has a much more flexible and broader set of courses you can take. More importantly, these are courses you can choose on your own and put together based on your own interests. While every college […]
Transition to College
The summer before college can be one of the most exciting summers of your life. It’s important that you have fun and spend time with your friends, but you should also get a jump on preparations for the next big stage in your life: college!