You’re probably planning to visit college campuses at some point, but what should you do once you’re on campus? In this post, we’ll discuss the essential things that we recommend our students do during their campus visits.
Summer is the perfect time of year for internships, vacations, or academic summer programs. If you’re running out of time to make those plans, don’t worry — it’s not too late to have an amazing, productive summer.
The period after you hear from colleges can be as stressful as the application process itself. No matter your circumstances, know that you have options in front of you. In this post, we outline the common situations students find themselves in and what they can do to get the best outcome in each.
Writing is one of the most important skills for college applications, college courses, and life in general. Yet high schoolers don’t spend nearly enough time developing it. In this post we outline what you can do to start developing this skill sooner rather than later.
For international students, navigating the US financial aid system can be confusing. The entire process of understanding the types of aid available, researching scholarships, sifting through requirements, and submitting applications can take months. This post will provide a brief overview of the most important things you need to know when seeking scholarships.
College interviews can be one of the most stressful parts of the application process. The good news is that they don’t have to be if you know more about the purpose of the interview and how to prepare.
With college application season upon us, we’re asked by a lot of parents, “What should I be doing to help my 9th grader prepare?” In this blog post, we’ve outlined a number of guidelines for parents of younger high school students to follow.
In mid-December, students typically hear from their early application schools, for better or worse. We thought we’d give some advice to students in the latter group.
When it comes to college applications, many students think more is better. More applications means a better shot at getting into a great school, right? Wrong! Read this blog to learn how over-applying can actually hurt your admission chances.
Are you creating your college list? Don’t fall into the common trap of choosing all reach colleges! Categorizing colleges in Safety, Match and Reach colleges is very difficulty, especially for international Asian students. This article provides instruction on how to do it.
It’s normal to get stuck when writing your college applications, but the important thing is to get yourself unstuck as quickly as possible. We’ve prepared a guide to help you quickly reach out to colleges and get the answers you need.
Application season is upon us, and arguably the most important part of any application is the college essay. There’s a huge amount of advice circulating about writing a good college essay (enough to fill several books), and in this post, we try to distill some of that advice into a few key tips for our students to follow.