Your College Applications Checklist (If You’ve Been Procrastinating Starting Your Apps)

Your College Applications Checklist (If You’ve Been Procrastinating Starting Your Apps)

In a perfect world, most college applicants would already be busy filling out college applications like there’s no tomorrow. They would be going through a…

Why You Should Focus on Creating Something in High School

Why You Should Focus on Creating Something in High School

These days, standardized testing and GPA only get you through the “doorway” of consideration in the college admissions process. After you reach a certain threshold…

TP’s Quick College Admissions Timeline for Rising Seniors

TP’s Quick College Admissions Timeline for Rising Seniors

Congratulations! You have made it through your junior year and soon will be going through the process of applying to colleges. It might seem a…

TP’s Ultimate Guide to Applying to Tons of Colleges

TP’s Ultimate Guide to Applying to Tons of Colleges

  Some of you might remember me from my previous article Why I Applied to 43 Colleges. Ever since writing the article I have received…

Your Guide to Dealing with Open-Ended Essay Prompts

Your Guide to Dealing with Open-Ended Essay Prompts

As a high school senior applying to colleges, most of the work is already behind you. Your transcript, extracurricular activities, and teacher recommendations are falling…

TP’s Ultimate Guide to Starting Your College Process During Summer

TP’s Ultimate Guide to Starting Your College Process During Summer

If you go to any website, blog, or forum about college, you’ll see it: a carefully-crafted list of schools that an applicant will apply to…

The Road to Writing Your College Admissions Essay

The Road to Writing Your College Admissions Essay

As the countdown to the opening of the Common Application and other undergraduate college admission applications continues, rising high school seniors like you may still…

Why I Applied to 43 Colleges

Why I Applied to 43 Colleges

My story of applying to colleges is a bit different than most. Not because I am some exceptional student that was accepted by every school…

5 Financial Aid Mistakes to Dodge

5 Financial Aid Mistakes to Dodge

Congratulations! You’re now halfway through the college application process. Exciting things are coming to you within the next few months, but make sure you’re still…

How to Visit a School Without Actually Visiting It

How to Visit a School Without Actually Visiting It

 Not every college you’re interested in will be in close proximity to where you live. Many times, it’s impossible to visit these schools before applying…

So Your Counselor Wants You to Apply to Only State Schools…

So Your Counselor Wants You to Apply to Only State Schools…

At my California high school, if you go to talk to any of the counselors about college options, they will all say the same thing:…

TP’s How-To on College Interviews & Etiquette

TP’s How-To on College Interviews & Etiquette

Have a college interview coming up? Feeling a little anxious? Don’t really know what to expect? Well, have no fear! College interviews can sound intimidating…

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