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
If your child is applying to college, there is no doubt a lot of excitement (and other emotions!) in your home. You may be excited for your son or daughter to experience the world on his or her own next year, to learn from a great college or university. Or you may be excited that … Continue reading Parents’ role in the college admissions process
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It was recently reported that, in a survey of college admissions officers, 40% of respondents admit that they check applicants’ social media profiles during the decision-making process, and approximately one in three admissions officers search online to find out more information on applicants. What are admissions officers trying to determine about applicants? Perhaps they want … Continue reading User beware! Five social media tips for college applicants
High school jobs come in all shapes and sizes. Just ask Warren Buffett, founder of Berkshire Hathaway, who worked summers as a paperboy. Or Ma Huateng, creator of WeChat, who earned a humble $176 per month during his first job. Even AcceptU Managing Director Sophie Gray is quick to confess that her first job was … Continue reading The benefit of high school jobs with college admissions