Category Archives: Applications

Get A Jump Start On Your College Essays

Rising seniors, write your college essays this summer! Focusing on your applications and particularly on writing your essays without the simultaneous pressure of schoolwork is a great way to get your college process underway. Then, when fall comes, you’ll be able … Continue reading

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You Can Still Apply For This Fall

According to the National Association of College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC) annual College Openings Update, more than 400 colleges and universities still have openings, financial aid, and housing available to qualified freshman and/or transfer students for the Fall 2017 semester. The Update … Continue reading

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Your Recommendations Matter

Juniors, college applications may seem far away, but now is the time to request recommendation letters from your teachers. These letters help admissions representatives to get a better understanding of who you are and what you’re likely to contribute to their … Continue reading

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See You in September

Summer’s here!  Whether you plan to work, volunteer, study or play, carve out some time to focus on your college application process. Rising seniors, get a head start on your applications. Work on your essays and Common App, continue to … Continue reading

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Summertime Is Essay Time

We encourage rising seniors to get inspired to write your college essays this summer! You’ll have the luxury of writing without the simultaneous pressure of schoolwork. When fall comes, you’ll be done except for any fine tuning, and will be … Continue reading

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Securing The Best Recommendations

Juniors, with finals coming and then summer around the corner, college applications may seem far away. But now is a great time to get a jump start and request recommendation letters from your teachers for your fall applications. Here are … Continue reading

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How To Win (Or Lose) Acceptance: Managing Your Social Media Presence

Your presence on social media sites conveys an image of yourself. Think about whether this is the person you really are and consider if this is the you college admissions committees will want to get to know. According to Kaplan … Continue reading

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