Waiting is the Hard Part!

If you are a high school senior who has applied to a variety of colleges, including early action and ‘regular decision,’ you are probably sitting on pins and needles waiting until early to mid-April to hear from all of the schools you have applied to.  You may have been admitted to several colleges with an […]

The Search for College Scholarships

College application deadlines have passed (whew!!!), parents have completed Financial Aid applications and the CSS/Financial PROFILE (www.collegeboard.org) for those colleges, and now is the time to start looking for ways to fund college costs. Where should I look for scholarships? Students should look for college scholarships locally through their high school guidance department,  local education foundation […]

Demonstrating Interest

Demonstrating interest in a college by communicating with the admissions office is one way to convey a message that you are interested in being a student at their school. Admissions offices have the capacity to track your interactions with them to determine your level of interest. Taking time to strategically interact with colleges that you […]

Writing Your College Essay

Attention college seniors! These last few weeks of summer are the perfect time to write your college application essay! College essays take time to brainstorm, plan, draft, revise, and revise again. Once the school year gets started, you will be busy with all of your new coursework and….your college applications! The purpose of the college […]