As you prepare to enter the college admissions process, it’s important to know about some of the things schools require in order to consider you for admission. In particular, one of the things most schools require students to have completed is the SAT or the ACT. While there are distinct differences between the two (learn more about the differences here), either test is accepted by a majority of schools and will not improve or hurt your chances of admission.
To all the seniors out there: Since you were practically fetuses (feti?), you’ve been drilled on the importance of getting into college. I know I’m not the only one whose parents read Princeton Review’s College Guide to them in the womb! Oh, I am? Okay.
It’s a dreary, gray winter day–the kind of drab conjured only by piles of street-dirtied snow and scrawny, silent branches poking out of the ground like bleached coral. A soupy sky overhead causes you to question the existence of the sun as a biting wind worms its way into any and every crevice it can. The stage is set for a perfect day of curling up with a book and something warm to drink- the problem is, aside from that anthropology textbook, you’ve got nothing to read!
Deadly serious about this. Please. Image from Salon. Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process?
Image from Press & Guide. Mentoring can be one of the most rewarding things you can do in high school. It teaches you how to communicate and he