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How to write college supplements

How to write college supplements

You’ve already spent weeks crafting the perfect personal statement… and then you realize that most of your top choice colleges also require supplemental essays. You’ll find these hiding in different nooks and crannies of the common app, usually under “Writing...

How to make a Senior Year Roadmap
How to make a Senior Year Roadmap

How to make a Senior Year Roadmap

You’ve made it! It’s senior year and you can finally apply to college. Step one, you created a Common Application account. Now all that’s left are steps 2-100… There are a lot of moving pieces you need to keep track of throughout the college application process,...

Looking beyond school stereotypes

Looking beyond school stereotypes

When you’re looking at colleges and compiling the list of schools you want to apply to, it seems like just about everyone has an opinion. Your aunt went to Miami back in the day and says it’s a party school, but your cousin just graduated with an engineering degree...

Does senior spring matter?

Does senior spring matter?

Congrats! You’re done with applications, chosen your school, and now you’re wondering if you can take your foot off of the gas petal, put your car in cruise control, and coast through the rest of your senior year. After getting that acceptance from a top-tier...