What Grades Matter For College?

Transitioning from Junior High to High School  The transition from junior high school or middle school into freshman year of high school is a considerably large step, and it can sometimes be quite a rough one. At that age, new high school freshmen in their early teenage years are likely still struggling to find their identities and under pressure ...

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What To Write Your College Essay On

The essay portion of college applications is one of the most crucial parts of getting accepted to a school. This is a chance for a university to get a sense of who you really are and better understand your reasons for applying to their college. The following information with help you decide what to write your college essay on. There are several sta...

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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 Many Colleges Should I Apply For

Senior year is one of the busiest times of your high school experience, especially during the fall. It’s your final opportunity to raise your GPA and your last round of Friday night football games and homecoming dance. On top of that it’s the time when students start applying for college, which takes a lot of time and effort, so you don...

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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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Writing A Statement of Purpose

One of the toughest tasks to do in life is talk about yourself in a proud yet modest manner. It is much easier to brag about all of your accomplishments in school, athletics, volunteer work and/or other extracurricular activities. But college admissions does not want to see straight up arrogance. So how do you stay humble when portraying your achie...

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7 Questions to Consider Before Writing Your College Essay

College essays are undoubtedly a hassle. Even for students who pride themselves on their writing skills, trying to chose a topic to write about can be a frustrating struggle between a wide array of ideas or no ideas at all. This coupled with the actual merry-go-round of the college application process can make for an interesting time in the lives o...

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Top Colleges in America

With as many options of colleges and universities as there are being offered in the United States, the best of the best, top colleges in America are truly, exceptionally impressive. But the esteem and prestige surrounding these schools makes them, let’s face it, not particularly easy to be admitted into. However, the low acceptance rate to these ...

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