Get Rec’d: Asking for Letters of Rec and Other Nerve-Wracking Things

Get Rec’d: Asking for Letters of Rec and Other Nerve-Wracking 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,…

10 Books to Read During Your Freshman Year of College

10 Books to Read During Your Freshman Year of College

In college, you’re going to meet a lot of people that have significantly different backgrounds from you. These books represent a diverse group of people,…

Want to go to a top ranked British university? Here’s how.

Want to go to a top ranked British university? Here’s how.

So you’ve decided that you’re ready to hop across the Pond for university. You’ve got your eye set on some universities, but you’re unsure of…

5 Steps to Getting a Great Letter of Recommendation

5 Steps to Getting a Great Letter of Recommendation

The difference between a great letter of recommendation for college and just a good or mediocre one comes down to the relationship between the student…

It’s Who You Know: Getting Great Scholarship Recommendations

It’s Who You Know: Getting Great Scholarship Recommendations

Paying for college is tough, and federal aid often doesn’t cover tuition and living expenses. Sure, you could try to make up the gap by…

How to Get the Best Recommendation Letters for College or Work

How to Get the Best Recommendation Letters for College or Work

Recommendation letters are an important piece of an application whether for college, a job, or an internship. They sketch out the applicant’s attributes in a…

How to Find Those Perfect Teacher Recommendations

How to Find Those Perfect Teacher Recommendations

One of the most important and mysterious parts of college applications is the set of (usually) two teacher recommendations that act as a testimony to…

When Sleep Becomes a Myth (& Other Senior Year Struggles)

When Sleep Becomes a Myth (& Other Senior Year Struggles)

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,…

6 Ways To Improve Your Chance of Winning Scholarships

6 Ways To Improve Your Chance of Winning Scholarships

With rising college costs each year, scholarships can be a huge help. It can be frustrating and hard to continue applying to them if you’ve…

6 Tips for Getting Awesome Teacher Recommendations

6 Tips for Getting Awesome Teacher Recommendations

It’s that time of year again: juniors’-college-app-freak-out time. It’s the time when juniors realize that they must apply to colleges next year – the horror!…

How to Get a Glowing Recommendation From Your Guidance Counselor

How to Get a Glowing Recommendation From Your Guidance Counselor

For better or worse, letters of recommendation are required for most college applications. Unfortunately, asking for letters of rec is a first for many high…

The Next Six Months: A Plan for High School Juniors

The Next Six Months: A Plan for High School Juniors

While seniors in high school have started to receive their admissions decisions, juniors are still agonizing over standardized tests, making a college list, and finding…

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