MIT, Harvard & Wellesley Visit + Highly Selective Admissions & Resources

As I begin my time at the National Association for College Admission Counseling conference in Boston, MA, there will be sooo much more information to come. So to save time typing and for the sake of providing quick, but valuable resources, take a look below. Read it all or find a section that you like… Read More MIT, Harvard & Wellesley Visit + Highly Selective Admissions & Resources

How to Prep for and Conquer Your College Applications

The UC Application opened August 1, 2017, the Common Application is in full swing and colleges are emailing you saying something like, “Hey! It’s time to apply! Come on over and get your application started!” Okay, awesome, I should start…right? Wait a second, before you dive into the applications and get lost in a sea… Read More How to Prep for and Conquer Your College Applications

5 Easy Ways to Prepare and Organize for College Applications in the Fall

Your counselor recommended started to prep and organize for your college apps this summer. As you wake up at 10:30 a.m. on a lovely summer morning, your mom asks, What have you done with your college applications? Okay. You get it. But really…how do you actually prep during the summer? Check out these easy tips below and… Read More 5 Easy Ways to Prepare and Organize for College Applications in the Fall

Essay Prompts and Resources for the 2017 – 2018 Application Season

The essays are one portion of the application students have total control over. It’s what can set a student a part from other applicants with similar academic profiles. It’s how a student can show they are a good fit for a university and express more than a GPA and test score. Take the time to… Read More Essay Prompts and Resources for the 2017 – 2018 Application Season

What really counts in your application. Words from a Dartmouth admission counselor 

From an admission counselor who has read thousands of applications for a selective institution. What impressed her? What is different? How do you stand out? I’ll post a short excerpt below and the link to read the entire article. HANOVER, N.H. — When I give college information sessions at high schools, I’m used to being… Read More What really counts in your application. Words from a Dartmouth admission counselor 

Applying to the U.K. through UCAS

The Universities and colleges Admissions Services (UCAS) is a widely utilized application system for universities in the U.K. It’s much more than an application system. It’s helpful search guide in exploring various colleges. International students can search by course (major) and find additional resources here: UCAS Tips for International Applicants I believe the UCAS website is… Read More Applying to the U.K. through UCAS