In the same way that Covid has radically transformed so much of our society, it has catalyzed major shifts in the…
Decades before, a well-rounded high school student could easily gain college admission into the most elite schools. However, the elite college admissions system shifted with the times. Knowing how modern college admissions has evolved historically can help today’s applicant understand how to stand out in today’s competitive environment.
If your teacher has agreed to write you a letter of recommendation for college, congratulations! You’ve found someone who wants to vouch…
Congratulations to all of our high school seniors in the Class of 2021 on their college acceptances this year! You did it!
If you’re opting to submit an SAT or ACT score to colleges, this up-to-date guide helps you decide which test to take.
Struggling to write your first resume as a high school student? Check out this guide on how to craft one for an internship or college app.
Recommendations are becoming more important in college apps. We outline why and how you can improve the quality of your recommendations.
CollegeBoard is discontinuing the SAT Subject Tests and the optional SAT essay. Here’s what students can do with their extra time.
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.
My parents wanted a better life for me, but they didn’t know that the scars of their own childhood traumas could still cause pain.
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.