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  • Parents, Why is College Planning So Important?

    Let me start by saying this; “You don’t know what you don’t know.” The reason that I say this is because I believe it is the number one most important thing to understand as we start the college application process. With all the steps involved to get your child into their dream school, it is no surprise that a lot

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  • How The Government Shutdown Can Benefit High School Seniors

    A High School Senior has one goal: Getting into the college of their dreams. They work hard in school for years to secure their future. Hours at a time are spent on homework and studying for the SATs. They write draft after draft to perfect their college application essays. Parents work just as hard to get their child into a

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  • So You’re Writing Your College Essay…

    It’s officially college application season! What better way to celebrate than with expert tips on how to perfect your personal statement? Here are essential tips from The New York Tips: Your personal essay is your voice – it shows your prospective colleges who you are aside from grades and test scores. Let it be known that you have character, passion, values

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  • Interested in Entrepreneurship?

    Interested in studying entrepreneurship in college? Here is a list of the top 25 entrepreneurial undergraduate programs according to The Princeton Review: Babson College University of Houston Brigham Young University University of Michigan – Ann Arbor  City University of New York – Baruch College Northeastern University Washington University in St. Louis University of Maryland – College Park Baylor University Temple

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  • Ease Your SAT Stress

    Hey, soon-to-be high school juniors – NOW is the time to focus on your SATs. College Planning Experts recommends taking your SAT either during the Fall or Spring of your junior year of high school, depending on your SAT tutor set up. Ease your SAT stress with these tips from the Princeton Review: Slow Down and Score More: Your SAT

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  • How to Master the College Essay

    Believe it or not, college application due dates are right around the corner! Did you know you can get started with your college apps THIS SUMMER? Don’t wait until the last minute – get prepared for your applications this summer and it’ll make the application process much less stressful! So what exactly goes into a college application? There’s a lot

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  • How to Build a High School Resume

    Did you know that some universities ask for a resume to be submitted with your college application? Some may not be mandatory, but if recommended, it can show your accomplishments, hobbies, work experience, and skill sets gained throughout high school. Creating a high school resume is also a great idea to give to your teachers, coaches, etc. that you expect

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  • Vital Info for the Soon-to-be-Seniors

    It’s time to get cracking for rising seniors! Make the most of your summer to get a jump start on your application process. This will make you far less stressed come application time. Here are nine ways prospective college students can get ahead from U.S. News: 1. Narrow down your college list: It is vital to research schools you may

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  • What Does It Mean to Apply Early Action?

    Every college applicant is looking for a higher chance of being accepted- submit your application Early Action! Early applicants are more likely to get a letter of acceptance than their peer competitors who wait for the later deadline. According to U.S. News, the average acceptance rate for early applicants was 67.6% for Fall 2016, while the average regular acceptance rate

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  • How to Prep for College This Summer!

    It’s CRUCIAL to start preparing for college early, before it’s too late to change your high school experiences — don’t be the student that says “I wish I submitted my application for ASB!” or “I should have studied harder for my chemistry exam!” Summer vacation is the perfect time to spend enhancing your college applications, not only for soon-to-be seniors

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  • Your Guide to the Common Application

    The Common Application is an online college application system used by hundreds of colleges and universities. It allows students to conveniently fill out their standard information one time for Common App schools – rather than filling out a dozen applications, this is one app for each school! The Common App dashboard also allows students to keep track of important documents

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  • Unsure of Which College is Right for You?

    Not sure which college is right for you? Make a college wish list – what’s important to you in a school? What is your ideal class size? What kind of weather will you want to live in for the next four years? Gather information on each college that interests you with these tips from The Princeton Review: 1. College admissions

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