4 things to know about the Common Application

4 things to know about the Common Application

  So you’ve made the decision to pursue a four-year degree after high school. You’ve done a fair amount of research on the colleges and universities that you’d like to apply to, visited a couple campuses and attended some information sessions. Before you know it, it’s college admissions season, and it’s time to start those […]

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5 ways to avoid senioritis during your last year of high school

5 ways to avoid senioritis during your last year of high school

  You’ve almost made it. The end of your high school career is in sight, and you’ve got just one year left to prepare for all the ways you’re going to conquer that upcoming four-year college experience. But you’ve got one difficult (and maybe unexpected) challenge to overcome. You’ve probably heard of this challenge before […]

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6 tools to help you write your college application essays

6 tools to help you write your college application essays

  As your parents keep asking if you’ve finished your college applications yet, you may groan inwardly and try to procrastinate. But writing those application essays doesn’t have to be so torturous. Sometimes it’s only a matter of having the right tools to stimulate the writing genius inside of you. Here are seven of our favorite […]

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3 ways to avoid stress during the fall of your high school senior year

3 ways to avoid stress during the fall of your high school senior year

  If you are anything like the vast majority of high school seniors, chances are you’re in high-stress mode right about now. The path leading to graduation can feel like an obstacle course — you’re leaping over midterms and exams, wading through college applications and possibly scrambling through a final SAT test. The sheer multitude […]

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How to construct an awesome college résumé

How to construct an awesome college résumé

  While not every college requires that you submit a résumé along with your application, many suggest that you do. Submitting a résumé to the colleges you are applying to will allow them to see a comprehensive list of the high school achievements you are most proud of. The trick is to accurately describe your […]

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5 questions juniors in high school need to ask right now

5 questions juniors in high school need to ask right now

  As a junior in high school, you have a lot to think about — especially when it comes to preparing for college. It’s important to remember that college is not something you can prepare for overnight. It’s a process that takes time and a lot of effort if you want to get into your […]

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