What High School Freshman Can Do for College Prep

Think college is still four years away so you can worry about it later? There are actually plenty of ways to start prepping for college immediately as a high school freshman that can benefit you in the years to come. Work on Good Study Habits How good are your study habits currently? Good grades and …

Tips for Great Letters of Recommendation in a College App

Letters of recommendation can be a great booster to a college application. Some colleges require them, for others they’re completely optional. But what makes a good letter? How can you ensure you have what you need out of them? A Good Letter Paints a Picture of You You’re in control of a majority of your …

Why Winter Break is the Perfect Time for College Prep Work!

Students look forward to the rest and relaxation that winter break gives. After all, finals are stressful and the promise of hot cocoa, family time, and Netflix marathons are tantalizingly close. No doubt that winter break is the ideal time to step back from school and take a breather. So why in the world would …

Boost Your College Application: Extracurricular Activities

If you’re serious about applying and being accepted into a college, you should know the importance of extracurricular activities. Activities outside of class are important to a holistic application process as they show a part of you which grades and results simply can’t. What sort of activities? A lot of students can get caught up …

App Done? Consider Sending it in Now!

Are you ahead of the game and already have your college application completed? The due date may still be a few weeks away, but you might just want to hand it in early. Consider Early Action or Early Decision If you’re pretty sure on what college you want to attend, you may want to submit …

Quick Tips to Stay On Top of Your College Applications

If you are applying to multiple colleges, the application process can get chaotic quickly as you try and keep track of different requirements, deadlines, and numerous other factors. The only way to rein in the chaos is by having a structure in place. These tips will help you master your college applications. Spread Sheets Create …

Why You Should Talk To A College BEFORE Applying

All colleges encourage students to talk to them and ask them questions at any time before, during, or after the application process and this is something you should take advantage of. Clarification Questions The first and foremost reason why you should talk to a college before applying is to get clarifications on anything you are …

The Importance of Consistency on College Apps

If you haven’t already, it’s nearly time to start completing your college applications for next year. While you may have not considered it, consistency is important on all of your paperwork. Here’s why: You’re Going To Have a Lot of Forms College applications and the process of going to college comes with a lot of …