How to Write the Perfect College Essay for the Common Application–Transition to Adulthood

Mark’s final post in a series on essays explore the prompt in which students are asked to recount an incident that marks their transition from childhood to adulthood.

How to Write the Perfect College Essay for the Common Application–A Place or Environment

The new college essay prompts for the Common Application are much more narrow than they have been in the past. However, some of the questions are new takes on questions that have sometimes appeared on various essay supplements. Thus it’s hard to say that these new prompts are all that “new.” We’ve been looking at […]

Princeton Review Rates How "Green" Colleges Are

The Princeton Review announced that it will rate colleges on how environmentally conscientious they are. You can view an article about this new ratings system in Inside Higher Ed. Environmental stewardship is important on many campuses today. When I visited Carleton College last week, the cafeteria banners were crowing about the College’s composting initiatives. Here’s […]