How to Effectively Use Humor in College Essays

How to Effectively Use Humor in College Essays

Too often, when it comes to crafting admission and scholarship essays, students let the pressure of “avoiding clichés” control how they tell their personal stories….

Is It Necessary to Show “a Passion” on College Apps?

Is It Necessary to Show “a Passion” on College Apps?

You’ve probably heard of people–whether in the news, in your school, or in your friend group–who are lauded for being gifted in a certain field….

How to Brainstorm for Different College Essay Prompts

How to Brainstorm for Different College Essay Prompts

If you’ve clicked on this article, it might be because you’re tired at staring at your blank screen (or, if you’re more traditional, your blank…

What Your AP Scores Mean for College Admissions

What Your AP Scores Mean for College Admissions

With AP scores recently released and rising seniors across the country starting their college applications, you may be wondering how much weight that number between…

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…

Biomedical Engineering: Creating the Next Superhuman

Biomedical Engineering: Creating the Next Superhuman

When you first hear “biomedical engineering,” you either say, “Wow that sounds so hard and intense!” or, “Are you creating super-babies and robots to rule…

6 Things to Master to Have the Best Freshman Year Ever

6 Things to Master to Have the Best Freshman Year Ever

College is finally here. After months of anticipation and excitement, students all over the country are entering their first year of college this fall. As…

5 Reasons Why It’s Okay to Add That Extra College to Your List

5 Reasons Why It’s Okay to Add That Extra College to Your List

So I applied to a lot of colleges. I started thinking about the schools I was going to apply to during sophomore year, and the list…

The Road to Writing Your College Admissions Essay

The Road to Writing Your College Admissions Essay

As the countdown to the opening of the Common Application and other undergraduate college admission applications continues, rising high school seniors like you may still…

11 Ways to Get the Most Out of the Summer Before College

11 Ways to Get the Most Out of the Summer Before College

The summer before you go away to college is an interesting time. This is a time when you are in limbo–you are stuck in a…

How to Make the Most Out of Any College Decision

How to Make the Most Out of Any College Decision

At last, the wait is over! Now that spring has finally arrived, most college decisions are slowly arriving within the next two months. As you’re…

Dealing with Deferral: Writing a Letter of Continued Interest

Dealing with Deferral: Writing a Letter of Continued Interest

After receiving a deferral from the school(s) you applied to, you’re probably wondering what you can do in order to show the admissions committee that…

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