Author Archive | Frances Wong

  • 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.

Admitted Students Weekend: Is it worth going?

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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