What to do FIRST before thinking of applying to colleges

“Where are you applying to college?” It’s safe to say that this question has been asked an insane and overwhelming number of times. As a rising Senior, the number of times you’ll hear this question and even the IMPACT of how you feel when you hear it, will undoubtedly continue to grow. You know what? We… Read More What to do FIRST before thinking of applying to colleges

What to prioritize as the semester ends and be stronger for it in the college admission process

Now can seem like a pretty busy time as you finish out your semester and cram. AP Exams, setting up summer plans, wrapping up assignments and, oh ya, all of your existing extracurricular commitments. If you’re a Junior you are well underway, or at least making plans to take an SAT or ACT and have… Read More What to prioritize as the semester ends and be stronger for it in the college admission process

How not to freak out as Junior and crush college prep

Second semester Junior year tends to bring on quite the stir of anxiety. Why? Well maybe it’s because you are taking the toughest course load yet and are now in more advanced work demanding academic attention. Or maybe that leadership position you took in your extracurricular is now overloading your schedule. Or maybe you feel… Read More How not to freak out as Junior and crush college prep

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