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At 8:55 am Saturday, 17 August, 2019
Post by Adam Grossman

Handcrafting Your College Experience Discovering your own independence for the first time is one of the many benefits of attending college. This benefit comes with a lot of responsibility. However, as it allows you to explore your own interests even if they fall outside your…

Personal Growth

At 5:18 pm Friday, 9 August, 2019
Post by Adam Grossman

Scams Targeting College Students You are officially a college student and you’ve opened doors to all of these amazing new opportunities. However, it is important to remain vigilant because now you’re a target to one of the many scams out there in the world. There…

Grades & Academics, Personal Growth

At 6:30 pm Friday, 2 August, 2019
Post by Adam Grossman

Finding the best deals on college books Fall semester is closing in. As you prepare to head back to school, you can hear the distant cries of your wallet weeping. This is because even after your loans are filled out and your classes are picked,…

Extracurricular Activities, Personal Growth

At 2:06 pm Saturday, 27 July, 2019
Post by Adam Grossman

In the previous blog, examples were given of extracurricular activities available to students and why they play such a crucial role in the admission process. In the second part of this blog, the most major advantages that a student could develop will be covered along…

Extracurricular Activities, Personal Growth

At 11:18 pm Friday, 19 July, 2019
Post by Adam Grossman
Extracurricular Activities

It’s summertime and the living’s easy but for those pursuing a college degree, it is important to stay mentally active over the summer. While it’s completely acceptable to get a little bit of R&R between busy semesters, a lack of activities leads to boredom. From…

Personal Growth

At 4:04 pm Monday, 15 July, 2019
Post by Sarah Baker
The Financial Steps part 1

Your acceptance letter has finally arrived. The thrill and exhilaration of knowing that you’ll be heading off on a new adventure is still thrumming through your bloodstream. Then reality sets in, how are you going to pay for college? An even bigger reality settles when…

Personal Growth

At 4:01 pm Monday, 15 July, 2019
Post by Adam Grossman
The Importance Of Social Media

The Importance of Social Media You’ve covered everything regarding your college application. Everything is on point; GPA, recommendation letters, transcripts, personal statements and you even covered the application fees. Then, in that moment of truth, your long-anticipated acceptance letter turned into a big fat NO…

Personal Growth, School Selection

At 5:11 pm Wednesday, 10 July, 2019
Post by Rachel Hertzberg

THE ROLE OF 7 CHARACTER STRENGTHS IN THE COLLEGE APPLICATION PROCESS The VIA Character Institute lists seven character strengths that can make a big difference in a person’s success. These character strengths can be empowering in all aspects of your life, but become crucial during…

Personal Growth, School Selection

At 6:38 pm Friday, 14 June, 2019
Post by Admin
Your College Adventure Awaits

Preparing for college is like preparing for a long hike. There are a lot of essentials you need to survive; more than just boots and a backpack. Let’s explore how to prepare for your next adventure. Start with a plan. Plan a route of how…

Personal Growth, School Selection

At 3:20 pm Saturday, 13 April, 2019
Post by Admin
What to do When your dream college says no

You have the letter in your hand. You’re staring at your name neatly printed on the envelope, the logo of your dream college on the left-hand corner, and the envelope feels heavier than it is as if it’s holding your dreams along with the answer….

Personal Growth, School Selection

At 1:52 pm Saturday, 6 April, 2019
Post by Admin
Exploring Gap Year Options

In recent years, more students are rethinking the traditional path from high school to college. Malia Obama notably took a gap year before matriculating into Harvard, and in some countries such as Norway and Denmark, as many as 50% of teens take a gap year…

Personal Growth

At 6:33 pm Saturday, 2 March, 2019
Post by Admin
How to Write a Strong College Essay When You Hate Writing

When it comes to the college application, it’s fine and dandy to write a college essay when you actually like to write. But how do you create a stunning essay when you hate writing? The answer is far more simple than you might think. A…

Extracurricular Activities, Personal Growth

At 6:11 pm Saturday, 2 March, 2019
Post by Admin
Choosing Summer Extracurricular Activities

Your extracurricular list is a way for you to show colleges that you’re more than just a test score. What you do outside of class highlights your passion, leadership skills, dedication, and drive. High school extracurriculars can extend to your college life, where clubs and…

Grades & Academics, Personal Growth, School Selection

At 9:50 pm Saturday, 23 February, 2019
Post by Admin
Sort Your Own College List

High school juniors enter the college process with a great range of knowledge about where to apply. You might have people in your life like older siblings, friends, or parents who have opinions on colleges. Many students are familiar with the schools in their city…

Personal Growth, School Selection

At 9:29 pm Saturday, 23 February, 2019
Post by Admin
Crafting Your Extraordinary Story From Your ‘Mundane’ Life

“I don’t know what to write for my personal essay; my life is so mundane.” If this thought crosses your mind as you stare at a blank document page, hoping inspiration will strike so that you can impress the college of your dreams, you’re in…

Personal Growth, School Selection

At 4:18 am Friday, 15 February, 2019
Post by Admin
How do you know college is right for you?

We make decisions every day. However, one of the first major decisions that you will have to make is selecting which college to attend. Even if you have a good idea of where you want to go, it’s not a matter to take lightly. You…