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Category: College Preparation

Elise Gout

Looking into NCAA Athletics

This post is the first in a series about NCAA athletics. See the rest of the posts here: First Four Steps Towards NCAA Recruitment Distinguishing Between NCAA Recruitment Periods   Now that we’re about to start summer (some of you lucky souls already have), high school athletes everywhere are contemplating their interest in competing at […]

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Elise Gout

Steps to Getting a Summer Job

With summer at our fingertips, it’s that time to be seeking out summer jobs and, if you’re a senior, earning some money pre-college. That being said, if you’re unfamiliar with it, the path to employment can be a bit tricky to navigate. Below is a step-by-step walk through of what to generally be prepared for. […]

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Elise Gout

Find the Harvard for Yourself

As we are approaching May 1, there are a few things that are happening. First, seniors across the nation are figuring out their homes for the next four years of their lives. And second, juniors are looking at said seniors and thinking, “Oh my gosh, guess I oughta get started.” To put it frankly: there […]

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Nadira Berman

Advice from the Class of 2014

I’m starting college next year. And, not gonna lie, I feel pretty clueless about what to expect. So I decided to write a school newspaper article interviewing some members of the College Prep class of 2014 to see if they could help me out. I thought their advice would be useful to Magoosh readers as […]

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Nadira Berman

My College Application Process

The moral of my college application story: Visiting the school is infinitely important! I can guarantee that I would not be going to Penn if I hadn’t visited.   The beginning During freshman and sophomore year, Columbia was my dream school. I loved New York City! I totally romanticized the idea of going to school […]

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Nadira Berman

Five Things You Have to Do Once You’ve Made Your College Decision

Finally! You’ve made your decision about which college you’ll be attending in the fall. It’s so exciting! You are relieved and overjoyed. What should your next steps be?   Celebrate You deserve to #treatyoself. Go out to dinner with your friends and/or family. Have some sweet treats and junk food. Watch movies. You worked hard […]

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Elise Gout

Making the Choice

If you are reading this post, a pretty huge congratulations is due because you did it! You got into college, and that alone is an immensely significant feat to be proud of. Now, chances are, you are faced by a whole new kind of problem: making the choice. Every single school, no matter how similar […]

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Guest Author

Top 10 Study Tips

Scared of what you’ll face when you get to college? Don’t worry! Check out this list of 10 tips to help you ace the exams that await you in the future. 🙂 Want to start out college on the right track or just need a productivity boost? Here are a few tips to help you […]

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Elise Gout

What Not to Wear: College Interview Edition

Two weeks ago, you pressed ‘Submit’. And for a split second it was like everything inside of you turned into a gooey mush. Partially from the terror. Partially from the relief. Another college application down. Another check off of the list. Another school name you can completely shove into that dark place in your mind […]

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NextStepU

It’s Never Too Early for Experience

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 […]

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