You are committed to being an active high school student. Now it’s time to tell your story. Whether you took part in a few activities or several, it’s likely each story is important to you. You’ve gone over all the details and revisited the milestones you reached. How could you possibly convey it all in … Continue reading How to make your activities standout on college applications
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This time of year usually finds high school students on college campuses across the country learning what they do and don’t like in a university. The college search process looks very different this year, but that doesn’t have to stop students from conducting useful research. A good starting point is learning the different types of … Continue reading What is a Liberal Arts College?
College and graduate school are two very different environments with their own unique sets of challenges and cultures. While college prepares you with the fundamental knowledge you will need for the job market, graduate school will equip you with the advanced specialized skills you need to enter the job market. If you’re thinking about applying … Continue reading How will you make the transition to graduate school?
The Common Application does not go live until August 1, but students should begin working on their admissions essays now. If students are applying to colleges or universities accepting the Common Application the essays will remain the same as last year. Those questions include: Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is … Continue reading How to start writing your college essay
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