4 Tips for Crafting Your Activities Resume

4 Tips for Crafting Your Activities Resume

Before we get started, I know what you might be thinking, and, yes, it’s true — the Common Application doesn’t allow students to upload an…

What’s Interesting About You: Personal Statements Edition

What’s Interesting About You: Personal Statements Edition

‘Tis the season to be worried about college applications. After all, these applications might as well be the determining factor for your future. (No pressure.)…

TP’s Ultimate Guide to College Fee Waivers

TP’s Ultimate Guide to College Fee Waivers

With college application fees nearing one hundred dollars for some institutions, it seems astonishing when you hear of people who have applied to 20 (or…

The Common App: Love at First Sight?

The Common App: Love at First Sight?

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,…

A Burning House and 1,000 Monkeys: How to Start the College Essay

A Burning House and 1,000 Monkeys: How to Start the College Essay

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,…

Starting the Common App: This Is It

Starting the Common App: This Is It

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,…

#TPtalks Summary: Attacking the Common App

#TPtalks Summary: Attacking the Common App

Thanks everyone who joined us today on Twitter for our first #TPtalks chat of the season! If you missed out on any questions or couldn’t make it…

A Step-By-Step Guide to Filling Out the Common App

A Step-By-Step Guide to Filling Out the Common App

By Barclay Sparrow and Samantha Linder Everyone knows the Common App is live as of August 1st, creating a frenzy of both excitement and panic….

7 Things You Didn’t Know about the Common App

7 Things You Didn’t Know about the Common App

By Mena Mohamed Common App Day is upon us, and you know what that means: Bizarre admissions-themed trivia! So, without further ado, here are seven…

53 Resources to Help You Rock the College Admissions Season

53 Resources to Help You Rock the College Admissions Season

Today, Common App Day (August 1st, the day when the new version of the dreaded Common App is released), is a 24-hour period of collective sighs…

Which CommonApp Essay Should You Write?

Which CommonApp Essay Should You Write?

Once upon a time, applicants could write their college essay about whatever their hearts desired. However, in 2013 the CommonApp said, “Screw it” and limited…

Confessions of an Introvert: College Apps Edition

Confessions of an Introvert: College Apps Edition

While filling out Common App’s Activities section and realizing that I had a couple of slots left to fill, I panicked. That feeling was probably…

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