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Category: College Preparation

Frances Wong

Putting Together Your College List

Picture this. It’s fall senior year and you hear everyone whispering about it, others still debating which one makes the cut, and you’re frozen in the hallway – freaking out inside about this list you don’t yet have. Yup, the college list. With over 2,000 universities in the U.S., how do you narrow it down […]

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Jeannie Borin

10 Ways to Enjoy Summer and Do College Prep

Make sure you find time to relax this summer but also remain productive, active and interested…exercise, read, visit campuses while traveling, keep a journal, develop a hobby and collaborate on something meaningful. #1.Learn about community service and internship opportunities in your area that are in your field of interest. Talk to other students and adults to see […]

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Nadira Berman

How To Get A Great Teacher Recommendation

Teacher recommendations are an integral part of your college application. Read on to find out how to pick the best recommenders.

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Myka Yamasaki

Perks of a Small College

Have you considered going to a small liberal arts college as opposed to a large university? Well if you haven’t, here are a few characteristics of liberal arts colleges that you should really consider!

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Myka Yamasaki

Looking Past College Labels

As college admissions become more and more competitive, it seems as though many people are becoming more and more determined to get the coveted spots at premier institutions of higher education. This phenomenon appears to be especially true for those targeting universities with names that are recognized by anyone. No doubt, such schools do provide a great quality of education, but it is important to know that the college labels are not what determines that quality.

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Myka Yamasaki

Things to Do When You Finish College Applications

So you finished your personal statement, all the supplements, and filling in your information. Guess what that means. It means it is time to submit and celebrate! Finishing college applications is a great feat that you should be proud of. Here are a few things you should remember to do.

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Elise Gout

College Apps Are Done… So Now What?

The holidays are finally coming up! Which means, for better or worse, so are the last of the college application deadlines. Given the unprecedented amount of energy that you’ve surely been putting into the process – you are probably not too keen on thinking about the new work that lies ahead.

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Elise Gout

Narrowing Down Your College Acceptances

If you are reading this post, you deserve a huge congratulations! You’ve been accepted into more than one college, and regardless of what those schools are, it’s an accomplishment to be proud of.

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Myka Yamasaki

Revision Tips for Essays

Whether the essay is a college application or a research paper, there are a few must have steps for being able to submit high quality writing.

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Dana Sinclair

I submitted my college apps, now what?

Submitting college applications can be a weight lifted off your shoulders. All seniors applying to college know how tedious and stressful they can be and once they are submitted, it is like a breathe of fresh air. Now that your college apps are in, what do you do? What goals are there to strive for?

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