Sarah is a college counselor at AcceptU. She received her BA from Davidson College and has a master’s degree from Vanderbilt University. Sarah has over seven years of admissions and advising experience at several institutions, including at Vanderbilt University, Emory University, College of Charleston and Davidson. Watch Sarah’s intro video here: View additional … Continue reading Counselor Spotlight: Sarah
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Some college seniors might consider graduate school as an immediate next step after graduation, but it is not uncommon to take one or more gap years before pursuing an advanced degree. Returning to academia after some years out may seem daunting, but there are several ways to make the most of your time away and … Continue reading Applying to Graduate School after a Gap Year (or More)
The summer is an excellent time to begin your scholarship search. You can find money for college from a variety of sources. While many colleges award merit scholarships, you’ll want to be sure to investigate what sort of merit scholarships are available from each institution. Also, check out the net price calculator at each school … Continue reading How to get a scholarship to college
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 dream of becoming an engineer, but aren’t sure what engineering specializations are available to undergraduates in the US, and how your future career will be shaped by your major choice. The degree options available in undergraduate engineering reflect the specialized skills you’ll gain and the career paths you may take. Large universities typically offer … Continue reading Undergraduate engineering: What are my options?