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
With spring breaks soon approaching, now is the time when many families will begin planning college visits. As you’re busy preparing an itinerary for where you’ll be traveling, it’s just as important to focus on what you can do to maximize each visit. What makes a college visit successful is doing the very things that … Continue reading Maximizing your campus visits
Whether you’re browsing a college fair, attending a meeting at your school, or visiting a university campus, speaking with an admission officer can have a profound influence on the development of your college list. Not to mention, a positive interaction could result in a more favorable review of your application later on. Here are some … Continue reading How to Interact with Admissions Officers
While it may feel like the school year has just begun, now is already the right time to be thinking about your courses for next year and potentially subsequent years of high school. The courses that you choose throughout high school —- and the grades you receive in those courses — are arguably the most … Continue reading What high school courses should I take?
The moment has finally arrived when you’ve hit the “submit” button on your first application – congratulations! While you’re likely feeling a combination of anxiety, excitement, and relief, your work is far from over. Be sure to follow these steps to ensure that you remain on-track through the rest of the application cycle. Check your … Continue reading What to do after submitting a college application