How to Search for Opportunities Through Your Teachers

How to Search for Opportunities Through Your Teachers

Opportunities seem to be everywhere yet nowhere these days. In 2016, expectations are higher than ever to land intense internships and gain experience before you’re…

Are Name-Brand or “Elite” Colleges Really Worth All That Money?

Are Name-Brand or “Elite” Colleges Really Worth All That Money?

As the college application process rapidly approaches, hundreds of thousands of rising seniors are trying to figure out what schools they want to apply to….

The Importance of Location in Your College Search

The Importance of Location in Your College Search

“It’s just college,” you may say to yourself, “four years out of my entire life is barely anything.” Okay, true, undergraduate school will only be about…

6 Tips for Starting Your Summer Internship Search This Winter Break

6 Tips for Starting Your Summer Internship Search This Winter Break

Winter break… You’re finally free from finals and excited to spend time with friends and family for the holidays. But, even though watching your favorite…

4 Unexpected Things to Pay Attention to on a College Visit

4 Unexpected Things to Pay Attention to on a College Visit

It is extremely useful to go into college visits having a sense of what is important to you in a potential school since these visits…

Making the Final Choice: A Feature from the TP Webinar Series

Making the Final Choice: A Feature from the TP Webinar Series

First, congratulations! You’re in an amazing position to have options in your collegiate prospects (see what we did there?), and everything you’re headed to do…

Scoring Scholarships As a Non-Traditional Student

Scoring Scholarships As a Non-Traditional Student

As a non-traditional student, the financial aid and scholarship process can be overwhelming since these students typically don’t have resources such as guidance counselors at…

How To Make A Preliminary College List

How To Make A Preliminary College List

One thing that my college counselor advised that I thought was incredibly helpful was for me to make a list of colleges I might be…

I Swear There’s a Difference: Alumni Interviews Versus Scholarship Interviews

I Swear There’s a Difference: Alumni Interviews Versus Scholarship Interviews

As you submit your applications this fall, the chances are, you’ll be applying to at least one school that includes an alumni interview as a…

The Game of Chance: Why Applying to 17 Colleges Isn’t Totally Insane

The Game of Chance: Why Applying to 17 Colleges Isn’t Totally Insane

We’ve all been given the spiel – the one about how crucial it is to find a school where you’ll be happy, since you’re going…

The 3 S’s: College Searches, Stress, and Serious Indecision

The 3 S’s: College Searches, Stress, and Serious Indecision

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have five seniors blogging about ups,…

A Case Study: Diversity of Schools in the L.A. Region

A Case Study: Diversity of Schools in the L.A. Region

Coming from a small town in the non-Bay area region of Northern California, I found that there weren’t very many institutions of higher education around….

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