Visiting colleges is a big part of the whole college process, but it can be a tricky thing to plan! Between classes, sports, clubs, jobs, and other obligations, sometimes it’s impossible to get college visits scheduled during the school year. Now that you’ve got your whole summer stretching out in front of you, it’s time […]
How much foreign language is required for college and how can you meet those requirements beyond high school classes? College admissions experts offer suggestions.
As you begin to consider your college application process, you are going to be hearing a lot of details from those who have gone before you, and gathering a lot of information from various sources. Some of this information will not be accurate or helpful to you as you map out your plan for your […]
Getting into college is one of the most important aspects of your child’s life, and it’s your responsibility as the parent to help in any way you can. There are many choices to make, and many sources of information out there to choose from, not all of it accurate. Here are some assumptions you may […]
The college application process can be confusing, and the vast majority of students applying to college have never done it before! So, of course there are going to be many unkowns when it comes to how to get into college. Here are some of the most common questions people have when they are considering applying […]
Get answers to the 10 most often questions about how to get into college. What are the most important aspects of the college admission process that you should master?
Here are a few quick questions to ask yourself to help you decide if your kid is cut out for college, ready for the rigors of an independent academic life, and all the rewards and responsibilities that come along with it. Do they get good grades? A well-rounded student is involved in more than just […]
Putting your child through college may be the biggest expense you have to consider when raising your child, by far. But you’re committed to making it happen because it’s also one of the most important considerations you will have. And the process starts long before your child’s college career begins. Applying to college has its […]
1. I have to do community service. Doing community service is a fine choice for extracurricular activity, if you enjoy it. It can be a satisfying and selfless way to contribute to society. But it is not necessary to have community service listed as an activity on your college application. You should put your extracurricular […]
Read books – One of the things that sets successful students apart from those who are less successful is that they read for enjoyment. There’s no better way to expand your mind, your vocabulary and your outlook on life than to read books. Talk to your teachers, about anything – Before and after class, show […]