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Category: College Admissions

Molly Kiefer

UMass Amherst Admissions: The SAT, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

The University of Massachusetts, Amherst is one of the nation’s leading research universities — ranked 26th — but going there is also like being enrolled in four more prestigious colleges. That’s because UMass Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium, along with Smith, Mt. Holyoke, Hampshire College, and the 2nd best liberal arts […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Should I Fill Out FAFSA? Take the Quiz

Confession time: have you been putting off filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? If you have, you’re not alone. A lot of students aren’t even sure they qualify for aid, let along want to take the time to fill out more forms. However, the government gives out $46 billion in student […]

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Allyson Evans

University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign: The SAT Scores, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

Want to join the Fighting Illini? Who wouldn’t? With a beautiful campus located only a few hours from Chicago, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a great school with a lot to offer. Did you know that: The University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign was recently ranked 13th for best public university in the U.S, with […]

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Allyson Evans

Should I Take a Gap Year? Take the Quiz

If you’re feeling burned out from school, you’re probably wondering Should I take a gap year? Or if you’re itching to travel or experience something new, you’re likely asking yourself the same question. To help you decide if taking a gap year is right for you, we’ve created a super helpful quiz. Take the quiz […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

How to Get into Syracuse: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA and More

Maybe you’ve been shouting “Go Orange!” since you could talk. Maybe you’re a big fan of Joyce Carol Oates, Cheryl Strayed, or William Safire. Or maybe you just really, really love snow (Syracuse gets around 100 inches a year!). If you fall into any of these three categories, Syracuse University may be a great fit. […]

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Nadyja Von Ebers

How to Get Into Marquette: SAT and ACT Scores, GPA, and More

Marquette University is a private, Jesuit university that is ranked #89 in national universities. Marquette is located walking distance from downtown Milwaukee, a city full of museums, restaurants, music venues, and many other fun and exciting things to do. So if you’re looking for an urban college experience in small-ish and super welcoming city, Marquette […]

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Nadyja Von Ebers

Pepperdine Admissions: The SAT Scores, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get in

Pepperdine University is a private, Christian, research-based college located in Malibu California. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, I can’t think of a more beautiful place to go to school. While you don’t have to identify as any particular religion to attend Pepperdine, it’s worth mentioning right away that attendance requires religious participation. According to U.S News […]

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Molly Kiefer

Amherst College Admissions: The SAT, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

If you’re looking for a small college that emphasizes academics, diversity, and student engagement, there aren’t many colleges in the world delivering a more unique, rigorous education than Amherst. Amherst College is one of the premier colleges in America, ranked the second-best liberal arts college by the U.S. News and World Report. Colleges are ranked […]

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Molly Kiefer

Williams College Admissions: The SAT, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

No need to sugarcoat it–Williams College is ranked as the #1 liberal arts college in America by the U.S. News and World Report. That’s pretty huge, but there’s more to a great college experience than just a ranking! Williams is nestled in a cozy town at the foot of the Berkshire Mountains that just happens […]

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Allyson Evans

University of Notre Dame Admissions: The SAT Scores, ACT Scores, and GPA You Need to Get In

Interested in joining the Fighting Irish for stellar academics, global opportunities, a focus on service…and of course, great football? With a beautiful campus and lots of school pride, the University of Notre Dame is the top choice for many students. No doubt you’re already familiar with a few reasons why Notre Dame is such a […]

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