GIVEAWAY: Win an SAT Prep Book Designed for the NEW 2016 SAT!
Standardized Testing Resources

GIVEAWAY: Win an SAT Prep Book Designed for the NEW 2016 SAT!

Prospies, we get it: The new SAT format that’s coming in 2016 is totally freaking you out. None of your friends can tell you what…

How to Gain Early Entrance into College Programs
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How to Gain Early Entrance into College Programs

So you want to go to college a year (or more) early? Here’s how! Over 20 colleges in the country offer early entrance into college…

The Quarter System: Pros and Cons
College Life

The Quarter System: Pros and Cons

Not all institutions of higher learning are created equal. While most schools schedule classes by breaking the academic year into two 15-week sessions (Fall &…

Op-Ed: Going to College Close to Home
Alternative Education

Op-Ed: Going to College Close to Home

Most of us have this preconceived notion of what college will be like. We imagine that we’ll be far, far, far away from our family,…

What I Learned from Living in a Co-Op in College
College Life

What I Learned from Living in a Co-Op in College

An increasing number of liberal arts colleges are offering alternatives to conventional dormitories. Some schools have developed language houses, substantial off-campus student communities, and more….

Join Us for the Admit Conference, TP’s First-Ever College Admissions Extravaganza!
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Join Us for the Admit Conference, TP’s First-Ever College Admissions Extravaganza!

I can safely say without a doubt that when Steven and I first co-founded The Prospect on February 19, 2013, we had NO IDEA this…

When Sleep Becomes a Myth (& Other Senior Year Struggles)
Admit/Deny

When Sleep Becomes a Myth (& Other Senior Year Struggles)

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have several seniors blogging about ups,…

Why You Should Take the SAT/ACT Junior and Senior Year
Standardized Testing Resources

Why You Should Take the SAT/ACT Junior and Senior Year

Let’s just get this out of the way: standardized testing is a drag, but it is required. So we pay for the study books, flash…

What College Students Are Doing When You Visit Our School
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What College Students Are Doing When You Visit Our School

College tours are exciting. It’s a completely novel experience, being surrounded by an entirely new environment that could be your future home in the next…

Dealing with Smartphones: Pop, Lock, and Drop it
Life

Dealing with Smartphones: Pop, Lock, and Drop it

Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Snapchat, Candy Crush, 2048… The list of ways to interact with one another via social media and waste time with games goes on…

TP’s Crash Course in Financial Aid Jargon
Financial Aid

TP’s Crash Course in Financial Aid Jargon

It can get a little overwhelming when friends, parents, and counselors automatically assume your knowledge of financial aid terminology and throw out terms like “CSS…

Understanding Business Casual versus Formal Business Attire
College Life

Understanding Business Casual versus Formal Business Attire

College is all about connections. You are constantly networking with your peers, professors, and faculty members. At some point you will go on an interview…

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