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Starting college not knowing anyone can be a daunting experience. You are experiencing a completely new environment with people you’ve never met before. Clubs help you in this area by connecting you to other students with similar interests as you.
Applying to multiple colleges can be a stressful process, but it doesn’t have to be. Do you have a particular college on your list that catches your eye more than the others? If so, Early Action or Early Decision may be right for you. First, however, it is crucial that you know the difference between […]
Think you’re too young to start job searching? Think again! Internships, volunteering, job shadowing — there is no such thing as too early in your education to think about these words. Whether you’re a freshman in high school, a senior in high school or senior in college, these are the experiences you need to help […]
Where to start with those college essays—that is the question. If you’re stuck on what exactly to write about, this is the post for you! Your college essay — probably the most daunting, dreaded and time-consuming part of the college application process. You might find yourself asking: What am I supposed to write about? How […]
All college applicants have heard that their applications absolutely have to be “well-rounded”. But what does that even mean? Luckily, our friends at NextStepU.com are here to show us how “well-rounded” isn’t the same for everyone, and how to make it work for you. Sometimes when you are researching colleges, it seems like you need […]
Is college dorm living right for you? Our friends at NextStepU offer their advice to help you decide. Enjoy! You’ve probably heard the roommate horror stories: a roommate that never cleans; a roommate that is super clingy and jealous; a roommate that always has people over; a roommate who always has the TV on… The […]
Some students need a trial run to understand just how challenging the SAT really is. Taking the SAT a second time is just fine, as long as you learn from past mistakes. Ali Sewalt, from NextStepU.com, is here with some helpful advice. When it comes to standardized testing like the SAT & ACT, testing twice […]
Need some more incentive to study for your SAT? NextStepU is here to tell you how good SAT scores can help you land a scholarship, and potentially save you thousands of dollars in student loans. Standardized tests are becoming less important to the admissions process. More colleges are realizing that a student’s academic success cannot […]
Check out this awesome new post from our friends at NextStepU! The Best Time To Take Your SAT From the first day of high school, you repeatedly hear about the SAT. You find out what you are tested on, you hear rumors of its difficulty and you wonder what score qualifies as a good score. […]
Here’s another timely post by our friends over at NextStepU! For those of you who have not heard of it, the Common Application is a website that allows students to apply to multiple colleges in one go. The Common App is used by more than 460 colleges and more than 60 public schools. To get […]