College

531 Posts

|

How To Land And Make The Most Of A College Internship

Internships are really just short-term jobs available to college students. There’s no shortage of internship opportunities out there, you just need to know how to find…

Read More
|

Considering The ROI Of Your College Experience

It’s that time of year again! March is maddening (who else has a busted bracket? South Carolina? Really?), tax day is just around the corner (thanks…

Read More
|

Spring Into Action With Student Loans

When is the best time to consider the cost of college in the admissions process? There doesn’t seem to be an easy answer. Start too soon,…

Read More
|

The Common App Activities List: How to Make the Most of 150 Characters

You should think of the the Common App Activities List as a resume. Basically, it’s an opportunity to (briefly) highlight what you have participated in outside…

Read More
|

3 Common Writing Issues To Avoid On Your College Essays

Writing a winning essay is often the most challenging part of putting together a college application. In pursuit of this goal, you’ve perhaps read countless “how…

Read More
|

Putting Your Social Media to Work for College Admissions and Beyond

The holidays may be over, but our online shopping habits can teach us how colleges, business schools, and employers use social media to search for and…

Read More
|

How To Improve Your English Speaking And Succeed In American Universities

“Is my English good enough to study in the US?” During the 11 years I spent working with international students in Istanbul, this is a question…

Read More
|

5 Tips to Help You Balance SAT/ACT Prep with Finals

Finals are quickly approaching, as are college application deadlines, but meeting your goals for both is still very possible. Assessing the amount of work, the overlap…

Read More
|

5 Ways to Prepare for Essay Exams

Essay exams are some of the most difficult exams, not only because of the limited time for writing, but also because they require students to recall…

Read More
|

The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Applying To College, From Parents

We talk to a lot of parents. And they have a lot of questions. In person. Via email. Over the phone. Online. Regardless of the medium,…

Read More