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Four Tips for Finding Scholarships

Four Tips for Finding Scholarships

Alberto Rangel  01.26.2013
Now that college applications are over, it is time to start looking for a way to pay for my education. That's right, I'm talking about...
Testing, Testing: Some Ground Rules About the ACT and SAT

Testing, Testing: Some Ground Rules About the ACT and SAT

Patrick O'Connor  01.23.2013
As juniors put together and review their college lists, it makes sense to talk about one of the most misunderstood parts of the college...
4 Steps To Overcoming College Rejection

4 Steps To Overcoming College Rejection

01.19.2013
By Sydney Nolan Rejection sucks. Whether it’s a guy, friend, or college telling you “no,” it’s bound to sting at least a little...
High School Junior January-June Admission To-Do's

High School Junior January-June Admission To-Do's

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz  01.14.2013
Do you wonder what all the buzz around junior year is about? Well, truth is that college admissions officers seem most interested in that...
College-Going Program Expands In Connecticut High Schools

College-Going Program Expands In Connecticut High Schools

12.27.2012
This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. College-going boosters showed up at the city's biggest high school with a "secret...
Being Grateful this Holiday Season

Being Grateful this Holiday Season

Helen Marie Groothuis  12.24.2012
I know I can't let this Christmas season go to waste, because next year, I'll be an adult living on my own. The prospect of this scares...
The Write Stuff

The Write Stuff

Alberto Rangel  12.20.2012
Essays: The one thing on college applications that everyone, including me, loves to hate. I hate the number of drafts it takes to make...
Spontaneous Combustion

Spontaneous Combustion

Toshe Ayo-Ariyo  12.19.2012
One of the very many things fueling my drive is the fact that the college application process is almost over. Afterward, I will be able...
On the Joys of Not Getting What You Want

On the Joys of Not Getting What You Want

New York Times  12.14.2012
When I was a senior in high school, my application for admission was rejected by the college I most wanted to attend.
Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder?

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder?

Emily Truong  12.13.2012
The real reason I'm dying to go to college is that I cannot wait to get away from my parents. Don't get me wrong -- I love my mom and dad...