Honors Programs Offer Special Benefits – As seniors review their college lists, they might find themselves caught between their desire for the intimate learning environment of a liberal arts college and the options and experiences available at a large
Answering the Unasked Questions – How will you benefit from attending our college? What will you contribute to our college? While you may not see these questions appearing on your college applications, if you address these topics in your
How Much Should You Disclose? – Whenever you consider disclosing personal information, think about how the information you provide will help admission officers understand your application. Let’s look at some examples of types of information you might disclose.
Making The Most of Your High School Years – Entering high school can be overwhelming; you’ll have far more options and opportunities as well as greater expectations. The choices you make through high school will have an impact on
Summer Plans – Starting a Business: Some young adults score an internship, some are lucky enough to undertake travel that incorporates fun and community service, and others take a summer job in order to squirrel money away. One exciting
Summer Plans – Crafting an Internship – No plans yet for summer? Consider 1) How can my summer activity be more meaningful to me? 2) How can my summer activity help me build a solid resume in preparation for
Three Types of Campus Visits – Whatever your year in high school, visiting college campuses can give you a first hand look at a possible college experience. The visits differ depending upon where you are in the college
The New SAT – Shorter and Online – The College Board is hoping that bringing their test into the 21st century will secure its future viability. To that end, they have made a number of changes to
Making a Great College Match – Just like in romantic relationships, there’s more than one potential match out there if you remain open to possibilities. There’s no perfect person or college. But there are some very good schools (and
Is College Admission Really More Competitive? – each year, the media makes it seem that it is getting harder and harder to be accepted to college. But is that really true? Is college admission today really more competitive?