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School Selection

At 3:01 pm Wednesday, 23 October, 2019
Post by Will Eichler

With the school year approaching its halfway point, many students who are in their final years of high school are turning their sights to the world of college. This means that those students are going to be making the trek to the college campuses of…

School Selection

At 3:00 pm Wednesday, 23 October, 2019
Post by Sarahjane Hehre

Dedicating your life to a singular location for the next four years can feel overwhelming and scary. How do you know where to choose and if it is going to be the right fit for you? Maybe you have no idea or maybe you have…

Personal Growth, School Selection

At 1:55 pm Tuesday, 24 September, 2019
Post by Adam Grossman

Planning for College It’s everyone’s dream to attend one of the top brand name colleges in the country. As you start your college search, it is important to know that even though a brand name college may seem to have the winning formula for your…

Admissions Insight, School Selection

At 5:26 pm Wednesday, 11 September, 2019
Post by Rachel Hertzberg

Demonstrated interest is a term that has gained a lot of popularity in the competitive college process. Simply put, demonstrated interest consists of any interaction you have with the college outside of the official application requirements. Demonstrated interest shows that you are curious about the school…

Admissions Insight, School Selection

At 5:26 pm Wednesday, 11 September, 2019
Post by Rachel Hertzberg

Recommendations letters are often a required part of college applications that cause a surprising amount of stress in high schoolers. There’s no reason to be anxious about obtaining recommendations from your teachers, coaches, or other mentors, as long as you think critically about your strategy….

Admissions Insight, School Selection

At 1:14 pm Wednesday, 4 September, 2019
Post by Clara Mouawad

I sat down with John S, University of California, Berkeley graduate who majored in linguistics, to go over his application process. I was able to pick his brain on tips for students hoping to be admitted to top tier universities such as Berkeley.   Editor: Thank…

Admissions Insight, School Selection

At 1:11 pm Wednesday, 4 September, 2019
Post by Clara Mouawad

“We give California community college students first priority over other transfer applicants, and many campuses offer guaranteed admission for well-prepared transfer students. Why? We know that transfer students add to the fabric of our UC community and arrive at our campuses with a diversity of…

School Selection

At 8:27 pm Wednesday, 24 July, 2019
Post by Clara Mouawad
Should You Consider Online College?

Deciding on a college is a huge step. There are so many elements to take into consideration, no wonder it’s overwhelming! And with the price of admission rising, the stress is only getting worse. However, there is an alternative to attending classes in person: online…

Admissions Insight, SAT/ ACT Test Prep, School Selection

At 5:15 pm Friday, 12 July, 2019
Post by Rachel Hertzberg
The Application Process: A Timeline

The Application Process: A Timeline   If you are considering applying to community college, some schools simply require that you enroll before classes start. Other schools may require you to enroll at least two or three weeks before the term starts; in order to ensure…

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…

Grades & Academics, Personal Growth, School Selection

At 2:20 am Tuesday, 26 March, 2019
Post by Rachel Hertzberg
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…

School Selection

At 1:57 am Saturday, 23 March, 2019
Post by Admin
Understanding the UC Transfer System

  “We give California community college students first priority over other transfer applicants, and many campuses offer guaranteed admission for well-prepared transfer students. Why? We know that transfer students add to the fabric of our UC community and arrive at our campuses with a diversity…

School Selection

At 4:34 pm Saturday, 9 March, 2019
Post by Admin
College Tips From Those Who Made It

I sat down with John S, University of California, Berkeley graduate who majored in linguistics, to go over his application process. I was able to pick his brain on tips for students hoping to be admitted to top tier universities such as Berkeley.   Editor:…

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…

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