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?
Undergraduate Honors Programs – Discover what an honors program can do for you! Honors courses are frequently offered in smaller size classes, often taught by top faculty, or they may also offer academic opportunities with visiting scholars. The perks
Why are You Applying Here? – It may be a shorter piece, but the “why us” essay is as important as the long Personal Statement essay. Admission officers at many colleges believe the response to this question tells
The Importance of Likely Colleges – Students should apply only to colleges that they are willing to attend (and gladly!). Thus, you need to spend as much time researching the schools that are likely to admit you as you
Back to the Classroom – After over a year of on-line learning, most US students will be returning to the classroom this fall. Along with the excitement of seeing friends and resuming activities, many are feeling anxiety about the
More Ideas for Summer Break – although it’s late for planning, students still can find exciting summer opportunities that are also meaningful. Check out our ideas for a constructive summer.
Majoring in the Classics – in today’s
Summer Plans – In-person & Virtual – Summer 2021 already promises great improvements since exciting options are opening up. Some of the most well-established summer programs are offering both a few on-campus courses and many online courses. What
Making Final Decisions – Some very happy students now have the enviable problem of deciding which college they want to attend. Although some of you will be able to make a campus visit, many of you may have