One Simple Trick That Saved My Head From Almost Exploding

appropriately_the_only_one_i_could_ave-94449 Last year, when I was a senior, I was running around losing my mind trying to stay on top of assignments and applications. Honestly, I had completely checked out before the … Read More

written by
Enoma Osakue
September 22, 2014
 

What Really Matters When Choosing Where to Apply

shutterstock_197138534 The college application process is a monster – a fearsome dragon, or a serpent with many heads – and you are only a knight with a small sword (your pen, or … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
September 19, 2014
 

Should You Take the ACT or the SAT?

shutterstock_181813760Quite personally, I have always found college entrance testing to be overrated. On top of your regular school work, extra-curriculars, and volunteering, these tests are things that people chalk up to be … Read More

written by
Enoma Osakue
September 17, 2014
 

If I Could Relive My Senior Year…

shutterstock_115335829 It’s no secret senior year is the best part of high school – once college applications are out of the way, it’s just smooth sailing from there! You’re the kings and … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
September 15, 2014
 

I Have No Extra-Curricular Activities! What Do I Do?!

There are many students who, like me, were heavily involved in the school. There always seemed to be something to keep busy–band or orchestra, film club or choir, dance or sports, … Read More

written by
Enoma Osakue
September 12, 2014
 

How Do I Balance Work, School, & Socializing?

We’ve rounded up two of Zinch’s higher ed experts and former admissions directors, Bob Patterson and Gil Rogers, to answer questions from YOU about all things college. In this edition of … Read More

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Team Zinch
September 11, 2014
 

5 College Visit Faux Pas to Avoid

shutterstock_131270519 copy The first time I visited the university I currently attend, it was a cold, foggy February morning, which I somehow hadn’t expected – clearly, I hadn’t thought to check the … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
September 10, 2014
 

What I Learned When Making My Senior Year Schedule

too-busy-people-workplace-ecard-someecards As a senior I was busy. Actually, I was beyond busy. I had an internship, six classes – mostly AP – plus debate, volunteering, church activities, and tons of chores. Despite … Read More

written by
Enoma Osakue
September 8, 2014
 

10 Things Parents Need to Know BEFORE Students Start Their College Apps

It’s back to school season and before you know it college applications will be due. Instead of worrying whether or not your child will get admitted, take the time to follow these … Read More

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Guest Blogger
September 7, 2014
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6 School Supplies You’ll Never Actually Use

buy-all-the-school-supplies When I was a freshman, overwhelmed by the size of my high school, I was determined to be 120% prepared for every classroom situation. Got a reading assignment where you needed … Read More

written by
Emily Liu
September 5, 2014
 
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