Category Archives: Your Profile

How Social Media Can Help (or Hurt) Your Admissions Process

The image you present of yourself on different social media sites paints a picture of who you appear to be. Think about whether this is the person you really are and consider if this is the you college admissions committees … Continue reading

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5 Things To Do This Summer

Summer is swimming, relaxing, lying on the beach, lemonade and watermelon and bbqs. Summer is also the perfect time to figure out where your interests lie, further expand your involvement in current activities and have some new experiences too.  What … 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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Should You Submit Supplementary Materials?

Supplementary materials can enhance a strong application and may help tip the admission decision in your favor.  However, use discretion when deciding whether to send additional information in support of your application.  Think about how many applications, including essays, test … Continue reading

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What Are You Doing This Summer?

Read. Work. Intern. Volunteer. Travel. Study at a university. Participate in a research project. Summer is the time to further expand your interests and to have new experiences too. Consider the following when making your plans: Look to build new … Continue reading

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Juniors: Keep Up The Good Work

Juniors, you have so much to think about this year— schoolwork, athletic recruiting events, community service and all the demands of applying to college. Make things easier by planning ahead. Stay focused on your schoolwork: With all that you do, it’s … Continue reading

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Supplementary Materials: To Send or Not To Send

We know it’s very tempting to send in that photograph you’re so proud of,  your perfectly written paper, or the video of you playing the starring role in the school play. But before you package it all up, stop … … Continue reading

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