More Essays!? How I Wrote (Then Chose Not to Write) Supplemental Essays

shutterstock_124375063 We all know the saying “you have too much on your plate.” Of course, it’s easy to just tell people to drop a few lower-priority commitments and move on so you … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
November 22, 2014
 

Finalizing the College List

If your student has chosen EA (Early Action) or ED (Early Decision) they have already thrown their hat into the college arena. But for many students, the last few months of the year are spent finalizing the college list and … Read More

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Guest Blogger
November 20, 2014
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How Changing My Morning Routine Changed My Life

shutterstock_107370659 Real talk: I’m not the best at keeping my morning schedule together. I’m more of a follower of the “uh oh, just slept through my ten alarms and woke up with … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
November 17, 2014
 

What You Should NEVER Say In Your Personal Statement

shutterstock_24321229 NEW Talk about the most dreaded essay of college application season. Personal statements are your opportunity to introduce yourself to the admissions staff at your future school. They’re a written embodiment of … Read More

written by
Enoma Osakue
November 13, 2014
 

Here’s What You Should Do (and Not Do) on Your Personal Statement

shutterstock_199660514 So you’ve sent in your ED/EA applications in already, or even if you didn’t go for early applications, you’re practically done with your essays. All set to go, right? Wrong. College … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
November 10, 2014
 

What Is a Brag Sheet and Why the Heck Does It Matter?

Yes, he's thinking what you're thinking, and that's the question above. He’s wondering the same thing, too. At some point during your high school career, you’re going to either a) apply to attend … Read More

written by
Enoma Osakue
November 8, 2014
 

4 Study Mistakes That Kept Me from the Grades I Wanted

shutterstock_168318926 It’s the middle of the semester and right about the time many students aren’t doing as well as they thought they would – I say that with myself included. Luckily, there’s … Read More

written by
Enoma Osakue
November 4, 2014
 

4 Letter of Recommendation Mistakes I Managed to Avoid

shutterstock_106053551 NEW When I think of letters of rec, I can only picture my AP Language teacher’s whiteboard, where he listed the names of seniors who approached him for a letter of … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
October 30, 2014
 

A Women’s College with a Global Reach

In an increasingly global world, programs that equip students to go into an international economy are more and more valuable. Wesleyan College’s world-renowned global reach, diverse student body, and commitment to … Read More

written by
Sean Castillo
October 27, 2014
 

What I Learned From Taking SAT Subject Tests

shutterstock_194734247 When your standardized test scores feel like the be-all, end-all of your college applications, it’s no wonder it feels like everyone around you is stacking AP/IB exams and SAT Subject tests … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
October 27, 2014
 
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