How Much Risk Should You Take with Your College Essays? Here Are Some Tips

Colleges want students to think outside of the box when crafting their application essays. But, when is taking a risk too risky? Here are some tips for what to do and what not to do with your college essays.

“What Other Schools Are You Applying To?” A Scary Question.

The head of our NJ college counseling office takes on a college who inappropriately asked her son the question,”What Are Your Top Schools?”

What the Heck Is Restrictive Early Action? A Review Of Application Deadline Options

Just when you thought you had figured out the rules around your college application submissions, along comes Single Choice Early Action (aka Restrictive Early Action). Read on to find out about all your application submission options from Early to Rolling to Regular Decision.

International Student Immigration Issues #7: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) – The Benefits, Risks, and Requirements for Students

Our guest-blogging immigration attorney, Laurie Woog, continues her exploration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and its implications for undocumented students interested in attending college.

International Student Immigration Issues #6: FAQs about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

On June 15, 2012, government policy favorably changed for a large number of undocumented students in the U.S.A. Our guest blogging immigration attorney, Laurie Woog, answers your most frequent questions about the policy and how it might impact undocumented students who dream of college.

Choosing A College: Don’t Ignore The Cost

The prospect of college is exciting and overwhelming at the same time. This is the first in a series of posts that will help you avoid some basic mistakes when choosing where to apply and attend. Read on to find out how the cost of college should be on your radar right from the beginning.

College Athletic Recruiting: What’s In A Commitment?

When is a commitment not a commitment? When a student is involved in college athletic recruiting. Athletes are being recruited earlier and earlier in their high school careers to play on college teams. Learn what to watch out for if you’re going through the process.

International Student Immigration Issues #5: Can I Work While I’m Studying in the U.S.A.?

When you’re an international student studying in the United States, your options for employment are limited, but they do exist! Read on to find out in what situations you may be able to work.

International Student Immigration Issues #4: Maintaining the F-1 Visa While Studying In the United States

Now that you’ve received your F-1 Visa, what should you do to ensure that you keep it? Laurie Woog, an immigration attorney who understands potential issues with student F-1 Visas, explains what you need to look out for.