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?
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Interviews for graduate school can be daunting, especially when the stakes are high and competition feels fierce. Remind yourself that interviewing is a two-way-street: this is also your opportunity to assess whether the program is a good fit. Proper preparation is the key to a successful interview, and here are some guidelines that should help. … Continue reading How to nail your graduate school interview
Even though the new year just began, now is the time to start planning your summer activities. Admissions officers like to see that students have done something with their summers – whether it’s going to camp, working at an ice cream shop or attending an academic program or internship – anything is better than nothing. … Continue reading Summer STEM activities
If you’re a high school student who wants to make the most of your summer, there are many excellent opportunities and programs to consider. So many, in fact, that it can be difficult to figure out which to pursue. First, think about your goals and ask yourself: How much time can I devote to a … Continue reading How to select a summer program
There is considerable pressure on current middle- and high-school students to choose what career path they want to pursue, years before they are required to select a college or a major. While this is not necessarily fair, many students feel they must decide their collegiate trajectory as early as possible in order to be competitive … Continue reading Gaining the Skills and Experiences You Need to Succeed