Your college application is a culmination of your personal and academic experiences that showcase your strengths, talents, challenges, interests and are hopefully a prediction of the work yet to be done in the four-year journey ahead. As a college counselor who has worked with students over the past five years, I have heard the “what… Read More What Colleges WANT to See. How to Create Impact and a Lasting Impression.
College Application season is upon us and it can be incredibly overwhelming to know where to begin. It is way too easy to get lost in the details. The minutiae overpowers any sense of direction and before you know it, you’re exhausted and not even halfway through the process. NOT TOO WORRY. Do the following… Read More Help I’m a Senior! Survival Tips for College Applicants
This week kicked off in Fairfax Virginia with a tour of George Mason University. Noted as a tier 1 research institution, this newer college (in the world of colleges that is) is something to be reckoned with. George Mason boasts top programs including Computer Engineering, Criminology and Law, Cyber Security, Visual/Performing Arts and an Honors… Read More Touring George Mason University
The Common Application is open and ready to go! As you begin to complete your individual applications for each college/university it’s nice to hear some sound advice directly from admissions counselors who have read thousands of applications. The University of Michigan asked for their senior admissions counselor’s perspective in the article titled: The Common App… Read More University of Michigan’s advice on the Common App
The 2016-2017 Common Application is open. Take a look at the following article for some tips: 5 Things Students and Parents Need to Know About 2016-2017 Common App