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Category: College Interview

Maddi Lee

How to Conquer Your College Interview

Ah, the dreaded interview. This is arguably one of the most notorious parts of the college application process. It sounds scary: a stranger asking you questions and judging you on all your life decisions…But, really, it doesn’t have to be! The so-called dreaded interview can be extremely manageable, so long as you plan well and […]

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Rita Neumann

Applying to College in (15 Easy) GIFs

It’s junior or senior year. You’re almost out of high school… Almost. Follow these 15 steps for applying to college, then let the Senioritis begin! (If this post looks familiar, it’s because it’s our first on Magoosh Buzzfeed!)   1. Taking the SAT/ACT     2. Writing your admissions essays     3. Asking for […]

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Linda Abraham

Flaws Make You Real

Many college admissions committees ask you to write about your flaws. You may think this is a trap, but it’s actually a stealthy method of asking you to evaluate your personal growth. Accepted is here with more on how to handle this tricky essay question. A speaker recently told a story about traveling in Asia […]

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Linda Abraham

4 Ways to Show How You’ll Contribute in the Future

Here’s a great new post from our friends over at Accepted! Enjoy! Schools want to see that the applicants will actively participate in and contribute to their student bodies and alumni communities, not to mention the greater community and society. Yet grandiose, declarative statements and promises to be a superlative do-gooder are unpersuasive. So how […]

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NextStepU

What should you discuss during your college interview?

Here’s a great blog post from our new friends over at NextStepU! Check it out: Fall is here and that means it is college application time! If you’re planning on scheduling a college interview, you might be a little nervous. To put you at ease, here’s a list of things to talk about during the […]

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Linda Abraham

What is an Accomplishment?

Here’s a snippet of a post from our friends over at Accepted: Accomplishments constitute the bread and butter of personal statements and application essays. Nothing too exciting in that statement. However, a fascinating brainstorming session on Accepted’s Editor Mailing List reveals that applicants don’t always know what an accomplishment is. What goes into this application […]

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