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High School Sophomores

Counselor and Teacher Relationships: Thinking Ahead to College Admissions

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 01.24.2015 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

It behooves you to develop good relationships with a number of teachers throughout your four years of high school so that when it comes time to write a recommendation they know you both as a student and a person.

Hey Guys! Let's Go to a (College) Fair!

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 04.12.2014 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

College fairs are unique opportunities for you to meet college admissions people face to face and begin the process of showing colleges your "demonstrated interest."

July-to-January To Do's for Rising High School Sophomores

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 09.16.2013 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Sophomore year is the time to get serious about academics and extracurricular activities. If your freshman experience was not what you hoped it would be, don't worry; you can get a fresh start as a sophomore.

I'm Only A Shophomore And Am Already Overwhelmed

Morgan Levy | Posted 06.23.2013 | Teen
Morgan Levy

Looking at the other grades counting down the days until summer, I am envious. While they are all off on exciting adventures, nearing exciting portions of their lives, all I am feeling is apprehension. My summer? A mountain of summer work.

Sophomore and Freshmen January -- June Admissions To Do

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 03.25.2013 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

There isn't a lot you need to do about college admissions during your freshman and sophomore years of high school. Nevertheless, this is a good time to start becoming informed about the process. It's never too early to do that.

College on the Brain

Madeline Lester | Posted 09.30.2012 | Teen
Madeline Lester

I plan to take my fair share of AP classes over the next three years and continue my extra-curricular activities, but I also intend to enjoy high school and graduate with a full head of hair.