SAT Tips

Your score on standardized exams will play a large role in the admission officer’s decision to admit you into their respective college or university, so it’s important that you adequately prepare for these exams.  In this article, I’ll give you some SAT tips to help you get you fully prepared for the big day. Tip 1:  Take the Preliminary SA...

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College Entrance Essays

Okay, so you’ve figured out what colleges you want to apply for and you have all the applications in hand.  Now it’s time to write those dreaded college entrance essays.  Where do I even start? Here are the steps that you should take to write your college entrance essays. A.    Familiarize yourself with the essay questions.  Skim each app...

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Colleges That Change Lives

In order to select a college that will change your life forever, you must make sure that it is a good fit for you.  This will take some time.  Once you’ve carefully considered all of the questions listed in the“Which College Is For Me?” post, you should now have a list of colleges that you are interested in. Next, you’ll need to do some m...

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What’s the ACT & SAT?

Although they can be a real pain, standardized tests are an important part of the college admissions process.  Therefore, it’s important that you know about each exam and how they will impact you. What is the ACT? The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of the following subject areas: English, Mathematics, Reading, and...

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Dorm Checklist

So the big day, also known as move-in day, is only a few weeks away and you have no idea what to bring with you to campus. Feeling a little STRESSED? I completely understand.  It is important that you start your first few weeks off on a good note.  This will most likely set the tone for the remainder of the year. In this post, we’ll discuss ho...

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College Survival Kit

There’s no doubt about it…moving away from home and into the dorms will be a scary process.   You are officially an adult now.  Mom won’t be there to do your laundry, give you cold medicine when you’re sick, or to cook your favorite meal.  Sigh… Studies show that one in every four college students leave campus before their sophomo...

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College Tuition Costs

So, you’ve been accepted into the college of your dreams.  Great!  Now how much are college tuition costs?  The bottom line is that you can’t go to college until you figure out approximately how much the total college tuition costs will be each year. In the college world, this is know as the Cost of Attendance (COA).  Unfortunately, college...

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How To Get Into A Great College

Are you a student who has excelled at the high school level and are curious about how to get into a great college? In this post, we’ll provide you with tips on how to get into some of the best colleges in the country. Before we get started, I want to provide you with the approximate tuition costs and websites of the top 5 colleges in the U.S. acc...

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