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How to Apply for College: The College Student Perspective

How to Apply for College: The College Student Perspective

Sanjna Verma  10.19.2015
When colleges say, "do your homework," they don't mean memorize all the statistics that come in the welcome packet brochures. They mean...
What Is The New Coalition Application?

What Is The New Coalition Application?

Jeannie Borin  10. 7.2015
On Saturday, October 3rd, three Board Members of the new Coalition Application, Barbara Gill, Associate Vice President for enrollment management...
Opportunity Doesn't Knock for All

Opportunity Doesn't Knock for All

Ellen Magnis  09.25.2015
Not every student's destination is college, but don't we owe it to our world to expand opportunities for high school students who want...
Why Colleges Want Ambitious and Dynamic Students

Why Colleges Want Ambitious and Dynamic Students

Jeannie Borin  09. 6.2015
Colleges want to accept students they believe will become actively engaged on their campuses. Once students have the required grade point...
Why Is It Still So Hard?

Why Is It Still So Hard?

Jim Joseph  08.21.2015
You would think by now I'd be used to it. You'd think it would be no big deal by now. I've been doing the "going to college" thing now...

5 Traps for Parents to Avoid During College-Essay Season

Douglas Danoff  08.18.2015
You're not alone in feeling like you're walking through a treacherous jungle this time of year. When it comes to the college-application...
Writing The Common Application Essay

Writing The Common Application Essay

Jeannie Borin  08. 5.2015
The Common Application launched online for the coming admissions season on August 1st. The Common Application essay prompts are now available...
What Goes Into a Great College Essay?

What Goes Into a Great College Essay?

Jeannie Borin  07. 7.2015
Engage the reader and be specific about your experience. If writing a memorable story about a ride in the car and what you saw, have that...
Early College Preparation Is Important

Early College Preparation Is Important

Jeannie Borin  06.30.2015
There are countless details involved in the college admissions process, and gaining the knowledge necessary in a timely manner is crucial...
Before a Decision

Before a Decision

Jeannie Borin  04.26.2015
It's true that one of the hardest places to be is right before a decision. Options to weigh, pros and cons to think about and discuss,...

Waitlisted at Your Colleges? Here's What to Do!

Jeannie Borin  02.24.2015
Here are some tips that can help if you have been waitlisted AND are still interested in attending that college:

Feeling Frantic About the College Admissions Process? Read This!

Jeannie Borin  02.10.2015
Although many decisions are made during the senior year, it is best to begin the college process early. There are countless details involved...

Symptoms of Senioritis

Jeannie Borin  01.28.2015
It is essential to take second semester senior year seriously. Students have worked so hard to gain acceptance to colleges of their choice....
The Truth About College Prep: Why Students Should Start Early

The Truth About College Prep: Why Students Should Start Early

Kat Cohen  01.26.2015
It's never too early to start planning for college. For high school freshmen and sophomores the process may seem far off, but before they...