The best process for developing purpose is through action, a purpose project that we call a Spike. This process is more an art than a science, but we liken it to a very simple 4-step framework that our students follow.
Several weeks ago, our featured student and TSL alum Monica spoke with us about how her Spike project experience has opened opportunities for her in college.
The Biggest Changes to This Year’s College Application Season (COVID-19 Edition)
Colleges are being forced to rapidly innovate a holistic admissions process that hasn’t been changed in years, all due to COVID-19. Universities and applicants both face significant uncertainty. In this post, we expand upon the issues fueling this uncertainty and how seniors can effectively navigate the upcoming application cycle ahead.
See our webinar with Preminente on how to make the most of your summer!
If you’re laboring away trying to figure out what to do this summer, labor no more; build a Spike. It’s the most fun, developmentally challenging and rewarding way for teens to spend their summer AND it’s pandemic proof!
It’s impossible to know precisely how these shifts will affect college admissions, but one thing is certain: academics are going to play the smallest role they have ever played. As admissions officers have less and less confidence in their traditional measures of student aptitude, they are going to look more and more to the untraditional. Spikes will be more important than ever.
We are proud to announce the results from our students in the class of 2020. These students worked extraordinarily hard over the…
At the time of writing this post, coronavirus (COVID-19) has hit East Asia hard and is now accelerating rapidly across Europe, the…
If you’re young and starting a new social venture, don’t make the common mistake of registering as a nonprofit too early. This article outlines three other options you should consider first: staying informal, organizational sponsorship and fiscal sponsorship.
Our founder, Lloyd, was quoted in a recent article in US News & World Report about some of the biggest mistakes international…
Colleges have released their supplemental essays for the 2019-2020 application cycle. This post includes a list of the supplements for most of the top colleges.
Come join us at the Princeton Club on Thursday, September 5th for our seminar on A Different Approach to Getting into a Top US College.