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Extracurricular Activities: Finding Your Focus in College Admissions

Ishan Puri | Posted 04.27.2015 | Education
Ishan Puri

Harvard University accepted 5.9% of applicants last year, and Stanford admitted 5.1% of applicants - the lowest in college history. High school studen...

10 Ways For Parents To Stay Sane During The College Application Season

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.26.2014 | Fifty

If there is a more stressful time in a parent-of-a-teenager's life than the college application season, we don't know about it. How can parents turn i...

5 Ways To Get Started On College Apps Before Senior Year

| Posted 02.27.2014 | Teen

By Lily Herman High school seniors everywhere are sitting next to their mailboxes, anxiously awaiting decisions from their respective colleges. Bu...

This Is The Role Of Parents In The College Application Process

Jeannie Borin | Posted 04.27.2014 | Fifty
Jeannie Borin

It's incredibly hard to believe that our kids are heading off to college or are already there. As parents, we reflect on their growing years, our involvement at their schools, at sporting events or making costumes for their plays.

9 Non-Academic Things To Look For In A College

| Posted 02.06.2014 | Teen

By Nadia Ramlakhan It’s almost time to make your big college decision! But after you’ve spent so much time visiting and researching colleges, w...

So What's The Deal With Those College App Supplements?

tv | Posted 12.04.2013 | Teen

By Alexandra Thurmond Applying to college is an arduous process—from standardized tests to personal statements to financial aid forms, there's a ...

The Truth About Applying Early Decision or Early Action

Kat Cohen | Posted 12.09.2013 | College
Kat Cohen

How do you know if applying early is right for you? There are several factors to consider when making the decision to apply early to your top-choice school. It's important to know the benefits and drawbacks.

The 7 People You Need To Talk To Before Making Your College List

| Posted 10.07.2013 | Teen

By Katherine Varga You’re a high school senior. It’s fall. You know what that means: it’s time to get started on applying for colleges. We d...

What The Common App Is (And How To Make Yours Amazing)

| Posted 09.26.2013 | Teen

By Nicole Knoebel Applying to college is a stressful whirlwind of trying to figure out where you belong, which programs best fit your academic goa...

How To Talk To Your Parents About Applying To College

| Posted 09.19.2013 | Teen

By Janine Ko College application season is in full swing! From Common App essays to what seems like a million supplements to fill in, applying to ...