Talking to Your Parents About College Choices

Talking to Your Parents About College Choices

Parents. We’ve all got them. And until this point, we’ve relied on them for the entirety of our lives. Naturally, it makes sense to take their…

5 Things to Look Forward to As a High School Senior

5 Things to Look Forward to As a High School Senior

Now that you’re finally a senior, there are some amazing perks that you can take advantage of! I know that it may be tough with…

The 10 Commandments of College Gyms

The 10 Commandments of College Gyms

If you’re concerned about the Freshman 15 like I was, hitting up the gym is a must. Fortunately, the vast majority of colleges and universities here in…

Ew, SAT: 10 Selective Test-Optional Schools

Ew, SAT: 10 Selective Test-Optional Schools

Does the SAT just seem impossible to you? Is your ACT  score not as high as you’d like it to be? Don’t worry, there is…

APs versus SAT Subject Tests: What’s the Difference?

APs versus SAT Subject Tests: What’s the Difference?

I actually get this question all the time. To be fair, it’s a good one. After all, there are few things throughout the entirety of…

Making Your Own Luck: Opportunities to Meet Admissions Officers

Making Your Own Luck: Opportunities to Meet Admissions Officers

Colleges have long been subject to complaints that the admissions process is random, elitist, impersonal, or any combination thereof. Indeed, such complaints seem perfectly straightforward…

Tips on Personal Statements: ‘Game of Thrones’ Edition

Tips on Personal Statements: ‘Game of Thrones’ Edition

WARNING: ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS. After returning from one week of hiatus, last week’s airing of  “Game of Thrones,” titled “The Mountain and the Viper,” saw…

So You’re Going to Your Safety School…Now What?

So You’re Going to Your Safety School…Now What?

Over the last couple of months, many high school seniors found cause for ecstatic celebration as they received a big, fat envelope that included an offer…

What To Do the Night Before Standardized Tests

What To Do the Night Before Standardized Tests

Got a bad case of test anxiety? Feel like your future is on a make or break deal? Step back. Take a deep breath. We’ve…

How to Get a Glowing Recommendation From Your Guidance Counselor

How to Get a Glowing Recommendation From Your Guidance Counselor

For better or worse, letters of recommendation are required for most college applications. Unfortunately, asking for letters of rec is a first for many high…

Steering Clear of the Red: 5 Ways to Cut Expenses in College

Steering Clear of the Red: 5 Ways to Cut Expenses in College

Of the many machinations humanity has introduced to the world, few are as efficient in depleting one’s funds as attending an American college. In fact,…

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