Category: College Applications

Paying for College: 5 Tips to Reduce the Cost of College

Answering the question, “How should I be paying for college?” is similar to “How to get fit?” or

February 4, 2020
How to Build Your Resume for College Applications

How to Build Your Resume for College Applications

Want to get into your dream college? Writing a tailor-made resume for the college of your choice can make your dream a reality! Often, college applications fail to illuminate what makes you a great addition to the campus. Customizing a...

January 27, 2020
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8 Things You Need to Know About Scholarships

Believe it or not, finding and being selected for scholarships is not as impossible as it feels. In fact, we are here to bust common myths and half-truths to help you find this scholarship search more manageable.

January 2, 2020

A Quick Guide to Writing the Best College Essay

If you are reading this sentence, you are probably going to start or in the middle of writing your personal statements. “Personal statement” is just a fancy way to say college essay. However, we do maintain that it is an...

December 9, 2019
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How to Choose Which Colleges To Apply To

While the ultimate goal is to get into college, minimal time and effort placed into each individual application may not give you the results you are hoping for. Thus, to ensure the best results, you must narrow down where you...

September 27, 2019
Types of College Applications

Types of College Applications: A Complete Guide

The burden of choosing which application system to use largely falls on you. We're here to help you make an informed decision. We'll be discussing some of the most common types of college applications in this essential guide.

September 13, 2019
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How Admissions Officers Read College Applications

To curate a great application, you will need to know how your application will be read. First, we'll go over the process by which applications are reviewed. Then, we'll give you some helpful tips in applying this newfound information.

September 9, 2019
Common Application Essay Simplified: A Strategic Guide

Common Application Essay Simplified: A Strategic Guide

Are you applying to two or more private universities across the US? If the answer is yes, the likelihood of you needing to write a Common Application essay is fairly high. Writing one common essay for all the private universities on...

August 30, 2019
UC Essays

How to Write Your UC Essays: A Comprehensive Guide

Are you applying to any University of California (UC) campus as an incoming freshman? If the answer is yes, then you probably know that you will need to include answers to four UC essay prompt in your college application. You...

August 21, 2019