Got the summer travel bug? Plan some college visits!

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 […]

Satisfy your high school foreign language requirements in fun ways!

How much foreign language is required for college and how can you meet those requirements beyond high school classes? College admissions experts offer suggestions.

No summer plans? No problem!

The school year is winding down, which means you have the whole summer stretching out in front of you. Summer is a great time to leverage your free time into something that can help you in the college application process—and it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg, even if you haven’t […]

There are no SAT Tests in the Summer!

Summer seems like a good time to take an SAT test. Think again….

What Looks Good on a College Application?

What really looks good on a college application? Fancy summer programs? You’d be surprised…

Summertime Activity: Career Exploration

Summer vacation is the perfect time to do a little career exploration. High school students who are looking ahead towards the college admissions process, should also start thinking about potential college majors. Looking into different career options is a great way to help narrow down your interests.

Congratulations You Are Nominated. It’s an Honor. It’s a Sales Pitch.

I often see students whose resumes are padded with “leadership conferences.” An article from the New York Times (entitled Congratulations You Are Nominated. It’s an Honor. It’s a Sales Pitch. These experiences aren’t all bad. But they certainly are not “awards.” Caveat Emptor: Buyer Beware.