Category Archives: Your Profile

Class of 2021: Your Application Process

Colleges and universities are making ongoing changes to their admissions requirements in response to the corona virus pandemic. Juniors, your college process is going to look significantly different than you had anticipated. Testing requirements and schedules have and continue to … Continue reading

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College Interview Guide

While interviews are just one small piece of the interview process we think interviews are a great opportunity for a student to get to know more about the school and also to introduce themselves and share something that isn’t revealed … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

Soon, you’ll be submitting your test scores, your academic transcript and a summary of your extracurricular activities along with all your college applications.  How will you tell Admissions who you really are, what you have to offer and what you’ll … Continue reading

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Summer Tips For College Bound Rising Juniors

Rising juniors, next fall will be the start of a busy school year, so here are a few thoughts for how to spend time this summer getting yourself ready: Work on a test prep strategy: Determine which test or tests … Continue reading

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Supplementary Materials

You may be considering sending additional information in support of your application. Supplementary materials can enhance a strong application and may help tip the admission decision in your favor.  However, submit supplements only if you feel very strongly that this … Continue reading

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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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