Considering the career prospects of your academic studies is an important factor for college students to weigh. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) recently conducted a study with the purpose of analyzing the most highly sought after majors by employers hiring undergraduate students. NACE surveyed 200 companies to collect results, with most responses … Continue reading Most appealing college majors to employers
Early College Planning
What are you doing this summer? Perhaps you’re scooping ice cream – or traveling abroad on a community service trip. Or maybe you’re taking a class at a community college to explore an academic interest (which will look great on your college applications!). Maybe you’re teaching yourself to play an instrument, or reading for pleasure, … Continue reading Five ways to get a jump-start on your college apps
As a freshman in high school, you were excited to be at a new school with new responsibilities, teachers, classes and sports. As a sophomore, you grew, studied hard and enhanced your skills in athletics, community service and classwork. Now you are a junior, and the idea of life at college has crept into your … Continue reading How to plan for college as a rising junior
In this presentation, Stephen Friedfeld, co-founder of AcceptU, discusses how parents of 8th, 9th and 10th graders can best prepare their children for success in the college admissions process. To download the presentation, please click here.
It may seem early, but pre-application planning can and should begin as early as freshman year. Encourage your child to take challenging courses and to begin thinking about her extracurricular activities now rather than scrambling to get involved as a rising senior. Even though the application season seems like it’s in your child’s distant future, … Continue reading What freshmen can do now to prepare for college admissions