Thinking about WHERE to apply to college can seem like a pretty daunting idea. Maybe you’re familiar with a few schools, maybe you have a set idea of THE ONE, or maybe you just have no idea and are pretending the whole thing will work itself out…right? Right. Let’s explore colleges and build your college… Read More How to Research Colleges and Begin to Build Your College List
Ever think of studying in the U.K.? Take a look below and then check out recaps of the universities I’m visiting on an Explore England college tour visiting five universities throughout Northern England starting with Northumbria University. Studying internationally may seem like a “foreign” idea (pun intended), but the truth is a lot of common… Read More Northumbria University & Why You Should Consider Studying in the U.K.
If you are a rising Senior, you’re most likely (or will be very soon according to your mother who has been kindly reminding you) thinking about where you’ll be applying in the Fall to four-year universities. I give you major kudos. Because a few things may feel differently in today’s age. Like the fact that… Read More The Secret to Finding AND Owning Your College List
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
Likely school, otherwise known as your safety school. The school that you know you should get admitted to. The school that balances your college list so that at the end of the admission cycle you have options. Options are good, right? Of course! But when a likely school means applying to a college just to… Read More How to not only find but LOVE your likely school. More options, less stress.
If you are a student that has started to explore colleges and build a college list to apply to in the Fall, I highly encourage you to check out this organization as a resource. Colleges that Change Lives is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping students not only explore their options, but encouraging them to explore and… Read More Colleges that Change Lives Event and Resources
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) has an incredibly easy tool to research up-to-date information on colleges still accepting students for the Fall 2017 school year. You can sift through the list of just over 400 colleges by state and if they’re still offering financial aid and housing. If you’re still feeling uncertain… Read More 4 Year Colleges Still Accepting Students for the Fall
Every year the Regional Admission Counselors of California (RACC) publicize a list of colleges within their organization still accepting applications. A few things to consider: Check the grid to see if they are still considering merit-based aid or have financial aid still available. Narrow down your choices. Do not wait to apply! Oftentimes these spaces… Read More Still looking for a college to attend?
Are you a Junior starting to build list of colleges to apply to in the Fall? Where do you even begin? How do you know a university is right for you? There are over 2,000 four-year colleges throughout the United States alone! It can seem a bit overwhelming, especially when we’re getting advice and input from every which… Read More How to Begin Your College Search
I published this post last year, but I’m continually finding it more important than ever for Juniors and younger students to take the time and research college “fit.” So I will paste it below again to read through. Remember, you can be at the “best” college in the world, but if it’s not right for… Read More College Search for Juniors…Finding your Fit