Many universities offer students the chance to interview either before or after submitting their application. While this is often not a required piece of the application, the question is, if given the option, should you interview? As long as the interview fits into your college visit plans or can be done virtually, the answer is … Continue reading How to ace the college interview
Your college application essays play an extremely important role in the overall presentation of your application. The essays are one of the few places where you can truly show your voice and convince an admissions officer why you’d be a great fit for their college or university. Unfortunately, many students don’t take the appropriate amount … Continue reading Common mistakes to avoid in college essays
You’ve been spending your time volunteering in a hospital, taking CPR and First Aid classes, hosting blood drives and participating in medical research. You’ve taken the most challenging math and science courses your school has to offer. You’ve been dreaming about becoming a physician for as long as you can remember, and now the time … Continue reading So you want to be a doctor?
Believe it or not, summer is finally right around the corner! Do your big plans currently consist of napping? Watching TV? Stalking social media? No, no, and no, say admissions officers. They don’t necessarily care what you do this summer, but they like to see that you’ve done something. What is that something? Here are … Continue reading How to make the most out of your summer
If you’re like many students, you may have several academic interests. How are you supposed to select a major and demonstrate interest to colleges when you’re curious about two, three or even more subjects? Below are some suggestions that will allow you to get a more in-depth understanding of various academic subjects and how they … Continue reading Determining an academic interest