TP’s Complete (and Honest) College Admissions Glossary

TP’s Complete (and Honest) College Admissions Glossary

There’s this moment in high school when it suddenly feels like all anyone wants to talk about is college. Feel left out of the loop, or…

How to Be Your Own College Counselor

How to Be Your Own College Counselor

So your guidance counselor is more or less worthless. Maybe you go to a massive public high school where your guidance counselor has a thousand other…

How to Use Facebook as a College Search Tool

How to Use Facebook as a College Search Tool

The incoming freshman Facebook group. It’s a place to get hyped, spread some school love, and meet your potential future classmates. It also can be…

5 Reasons You Should Prepare Your College List Before Summer

5 Reasons You Should Prepare Your College List Before Summer

Applying to college is an enormous, complicated process, and as a junior it is easy to believe that you have enough time to do it…

How to Organize Your College List

How to Organize Your College List

The Prospect has plenty of articles showing how to choose the right college from a list you’ve already made (see here) but this one will…

The Do’s and Don’ts of College Confidential

The Do’s and Don’ts of College Confidential

Ah, College Confidential: the web’s premier community for college-bound individuals. Some love it, some have described it as, “an absolutely awful website that privileges and…

The Social Media College Search

The Social Media College Search

Let’s get one thing straight: the college search is exhausting. Just thinking about the hours I spent scouring College Board’s matchmaker tool, College Confidential, and US…

A College Tour, Among Other Things

A College Tour, Among Other Things

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, downs,…

Why Waiting to Visit Colleges May Be Beneficial

Why Waiting to Visit Colleges May Be Beneficial

It’s well-known college application advice: visit the college before you apply. An actual visit to colleges gives you a better sense of the place: what…

5 Steps for Narrowing Down Your College List

5 Steps for Narrowing Down Your College List

The Common App is out, you’ve thought about your essays, and you’ve made a preliminary list of colleges to apply to. However, it’s WAY too…

Meet Emily Cole: Co-Founder and COO of Admittedly

Meet Emily Cole: Co-Founder and COO of Admittedly

Having trouble figuring out which colleges to apply to? Don’t worry! Admittedly has got you covered! Without giving too much away, Admittedly is a cool free web-based…

Why Receiving Mail from Colleges Is Important (and Awesome)

Why Receiving Mail from Colleges Is Important (and Awesome)

Your first piece of college mail is like a beautiful, heartfelt love letter that leaves you feeling great about yourself. As far as you’re concerned,…

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