Your Guide to College Application Fee Waivers

Your Guide to College Application Fee Waivers

One of the most common pieces of advice people give to those going through the college admissions process is to apply to a variety of schools, while…

Solving the Eternal Debate: Private Versus Public College?

Solving the Eternal Debate: Private Versus Public College?

I was recently talking with a friend about the l-word: loans, specifically of the college student variety. “If I could do it all over again,”…

Navigating a High-Income Campus as a Low-Income Student

Navigating a High-Income Campus as a Low-Income Student

Financial aid is fantastic. It makes it possible for low-income students like me to attend fantastic schools whose tuition would normally double what my parents…

TP’s Quick Guide to Fee Waivers

TP’s Quick Guide to Fee Waivers

With your essays written and application filled out, you cannot wait to finally check off “Apply to college” on your to-do list. Who would have…

Why You Should Know about the Horatio Alger Association

Why You Should Know about the Horatio Alger Association

It’s easy to get caught up with the big name scholarships such as Questbridge and Gates Millennium, many students feel its hopeless to even try…

Understanding “No Child Left Behind” Policies

Understanding “No Child Left Behind” Policies

The United States initially presented itself as the epitome of first world education and advancement towards innovational freedom. Nowadays, we are often falling behind other…

QuestBridge Basics: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

QuestBridge Basics: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

The idea for the QuestBridge Program sprung from the Stanford campus when a couple of students felt the urge to increase outreach efforts. The scholarship…

9 Programs First-Generation College Students Need to Know About

9 Programs First-Generation College Students Need to Know About

I don’t know about you, but during my college admissions process, there were a ton of names of programs I heard in conversations here and…

Jasmine’s Story: My Journey to Scripps College

Jasmine’s Story: My Journey to Scripps College

So, first things first–I applied to college through QuestBridge, a really awesome program for low-income, high-achieving students. I encourage anyone who thinks they just might…

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