How To Write A College Essay

College essays can be one of the toughest parts of the college application process for high school students.  Why?  Because a lot of students just don’t know how to write a college essay. A college essay is simply a student’s effort to explain their perspective in a clear, informative, and interesting manner.  In this post, I’ll review how...

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How Much Can You Get From FAFSA?

There’s just no denying it, college is expensive!  Most families’ number one concern about college is affordability.  Parent’s who manage to shell out the cash for their son or daughter’s college tuition pay a ton of money.  It’s a fact that college costs are increasing at twice the rate of inflation, leaving many families all over the...

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Why High School Study Abroad is An Amazing Pre-College Experience

It’s no surprise to anyone that studying abroad during your high school years is guaranteed to be a life-changing, amazing experience. But, did you know that this is also exactly the kind of experience that will help prepare you for college? In addition to honing a student’s foreign language expertise, high school study abroad programs offer th...

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Should Students Learn Multitasking or Single Tasking?

Nowadays, one of the most talked about and discussed notions in offices is whether to engage employees in multitasking or not. This also applies to students in colleges and universities as they also go through similar activities and experiences. Let us talk about whether multitasking is important for students or should the focus be on single taskin...

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Money Management: Preparing Students for the Real World

Teenagers will have to take on much more responsibility before they head off to college as it will be their first true foray into adulthood. While they may be excited about this, you as a parent know there are a number of different skills they do not yet possess because of their real-world inexperience. The best education is often through experienc...

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FREE College Admissions Assistance

Hi there! Thanks for visiting our site, a FREE College Admissions Assistance website geared towards helps high school students successfully transition to college! Why TheCollegeHelper.com? Let’s face it, high school counselors are busy. They often have hundreds of students on their case load and simply don’t have the time or resources ...

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Consider Your Options as You Approach College Graduation

Amidst late-night cram sessions, parties and late mornings in bed, it’s hard to imagine life after college. These four years go quickly, however, so it’s never too early to think about the next chapter. After all, college isn’t just about new friendships and experiences, although that’s a big part of it. It’s also abou...

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College Application Essay Topics

You nailed the ACT or SAT exam, your GPA is awesome and your recommendation letters are glowing. Just when you thought you had everything under control, you realize you still have to complete your college application essay. Darn it! What on earth are you going to write about? Below we’ll discuss some of the most common college application ess...

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