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College Essay Tips: How to Blow Away Admissions Officers

Nov 30, 2017 10:26:00 AM

An undoubtedly important part your entire college application packet is the essay. This component is integral to many college's decision-making processes for several reasons. It is your one and maybe only chance to show the admissions team your personality, how you will fit into the campus culture, and what makes you unique. To top it off, there are so many ways to approach your college essay. Do you want to write about a big accomplishment? A struggle? An experience or a failure? 

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Topics: College Essays

7 Tips for Writing a College Essay

Oct 6, 2017 8:48:00 AM

Oh... the dreaded college essay. You may be thinking, "what in the world am I going to write about?" or "I can't mess this up because this is my only chance of getting into college!"

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Topics: College Essays

Saving Time with the Common App

Oct 31, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Have you finally made it to senior year only to realize that now you have to get serious about applying to college? Perhaps no one in your family has gone to college before and the whole idea seems overwhelming. Before senioritis really sets in and makes you panic about all the work ahead, consider applying to college through a universal college application.

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Topics: College Planning, College Essays

6 mistakes to avoid on college applications

Oct 15, 2015 11:37:02 AM

Worried about making mistakes on your college applications or the Common Application? Applying to colleges can be stressful for both students and parents. Luckily, you can easily avoid 6 common mistakes students make on their applications:

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Topics: College Planning, College Essays

College Planning: Reducing Stress with the Common App

Nov 25, 2014 8:00:00 AM

College application season is an incredibly stressful time for many high school seniors. College is a huge next step in your young life and if you are like most students, you are probably putting a tremendous amount of weight on your college applications. 

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Topics: College Planning, College Essays