Believe it or not, summer is finally here! Are you still looking for ways to enhance your application? Here are some ways to make the most out of your summer. Get a paying job. It builds character, gets you active, and – better still – earns you money! Maybe you can referee soccer or baseball, … Continue reading Making the Most of Your Summer
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It is no secret that AP Biology is a challenging course, but it can be a crucial academic stepping stone for students interested in pursuing STEM programs in college – especially those in the natural sciences. The course provides students with a strong foundational understanding of biology, which will help them to pursue high-level science … Continue reading Are you taking AP Bio next year?
As the school year winds to a close, college applications might be the furthest thing from your mind. But if you’re finishing up your junior year, there’s one task you should check off your list before taking off (or logging off) for the summer: Ask for letters of recommendation. Most students will wait until the … Continue reading The One Thing Juniors Should Do Before Summer
As you begin to prepare for your college applications, it’s important to build a balanced list of schools. When determining the number of colleges to apply to, be sure to include colleges with varying levels of selectivity. What is a balanced list? You should include institutions that align with your interests and expectations related to … Continue reading The importance of building a balanced college list
With many colleges and universities making SAT and ACT scores an optional part of the admissions process, you might be wondering whether AP scores are still required and how much they matter as part of your application. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about AP exams: Do colleges even look at AP … Continue reading Do AP scores matter?