It’s never too early to start preparing for college. In fact, high school students should start thinking about college as early as their freshman year. The earlier you start preparing for college, the easier the application process will be your senior year.
Here are 10 ways you can start preparing for college now: Participate in extracurri [...]
College admissions can be a seemingly daunting task for both students and families. Not only is the process long and confusing, it’s also riddled with thoughts of doubt. Do I know enough? Am I good enough to get into the schools I want to?
College admissions can be a long, intense, and stressful time for students full of questions without an [...]
I recently met with a family who was extremely frustrated by the lack of money that they received from the school that their daughter was going to attend.
The student scored a 33 on the ACT Test, however she was awarded zero dollars in financial aid.
She was attending a state school and therefore a 33 should have been more than enough to re [...]
When the time comes to submit college applications, it’s easy to look back at what caused the most consistent stress: A bevy of timelines, deadlines and requirements.
Once the application process has passed, the worst feeling for a student or parent is a sense of regret at missed opportunity.
Beyond the obvious, better grades, activities an [...]
Imagine the feeling of four years of hard work yielding your child’s greatest dream: Admission to their first choice college.
Now imagine all of that hard work going by the wayside due to a poorly completed application.
Here are five tips to help the college see a true picture of your student’s high school experience:
1. Understa [...]
Life today is a lot easier than it was back in the mid-1800’s when famous American Novelist Herman Melville was at his best. However, Melville didn’t have to worry about the SAT’s, his GPA and having a strong balance of extracurricular activities.
Interestingly, one of the New York City native’s most famous quotes parallels what st [...]
Famous American Novelist Herman Melville never had to worry about the rigors of applying to college. Life today is a lot easier than it was back in the mid-1800’s when Melville was at his best but at least he didn’t have to worry about the SAT’s, his GPA and having a strong balance of extracurricular activities.
However, one of the New York [...]