Too Many Library Books and Pre-Senior Year Worries

Too Many Library Books and Pre-Senior Year Worries

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,…

3 Tips for Jumpstarting Your College Essay Writing

3 Tips for Jumpstarting Your College Essay Writing

It has come once again. The college essay prompts have been released, and everywhere across the nation, high school seniors are already panicking and procrastinating….

3 Simple Things to Do After Writing Your College Essays

3 Simple Things to Do After Writing Your College Essays

Writing college essays can often be the most daunting and time-consuming part of the application process. Not only do you have to think of a…

4 Things to Remember About College Application Supplements

4 Things to Remember About College Application Supplements

Whether you’re a high school senior looking to apply to various colleges this coming school year, or even a curious sophomore planning ahead, you’ve likely…

4 Writing Exercises to Get You Think About Your College Essays

4 Writing Exercises to Get You Think About Your College Essays

If you’re anything like me in preparation for applying to college you checked the Common App website at least once a week (read: daily). Maybe…

How to Make Boring Essay Prompts More Exciting

How to Make Boring Essay Prompts More Exciting

We all know that the quality of an essay is significantly impacted by what the initial prompt is. You’re either extremely excited about it, can’t…

Op-Ed: The Importance of Writing

Op-Ed: The Importance of Writing

Staring at a blank Word document when a major paper is due the next day is an experience that everyone has at one point or…

A Bad Thing You’re Doing in Your College Apps (& Might Not Know It)

A Bad Thing You’re Doing in Your College Apps (& Might Not Know It)

“Ugh I’m really terrible at it.” “I’m really not that good.” “I could be better.” “I just suck.” Self-deprecation: It’s a bad habit that’s built…

Filling Out College Essays Doesn’t Have to Suck

Filling Out College Essays Doesn’t Have to Suck

The countdown is on to finish your final college essays and submit those last couple apps, and no wonder you’re freaking out: It’s so incredibly…

7 Advantages of Applying Just Regular Decision (& Not Early)

7 Advantages of Applying Just Regular Decision (& Not Early)

This is oftentimes the point in the year when controversial college Facebook statuses start appearing as high school students express their glee at getting into…

Check Out Zinch’s Weekly “Three-Sentence Essay” Scholarship

Check Out Zinch’s Weekly “Three-Sentence Essay” Scholarship

It’s no secret that college is expensive, but what if you could earn a scholarship simply by writing three sentences? Too good to be true?…

Your College Essay Conclusion: The Power of ‘Indeed’

Your College Essay Conclusion: The Power of ‘Indeed’

“After an analysis of the first paragraph of Anne of Green Gables and its first few chapters, it is clear to see how the contrast…

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