How do I choose a college?

How do I choose a college?

It’s tempting to attend the most well-known school that accepted you, but it’s just as easy to be miserable at an Ivy League if it’s not the right fit for you. Most people know to some extent that the best school varies based on the individual; a pre-law student may...
What do I do if I get waitlisted?

What do I do if I get waitlisted?

1. Don’t take it personally. The admissions game is partially a game of chance, not skill – maybe too many people from your home state applied this year, or your application was read after there were already too many students accepted into your intended major....
Why should I take a gap year?

Why should I take a gap year?

Many of the students who work with us are incredibly motivated, and have spent their entire young adult lives working as hard, if not harder, than their adult counterparts. For these students, a gap year can be a chance to recharge, take life a little less seriously,...
Do my senior grades matter?

Do my senior grades matter?

After getting that acceptance from a top-tier college or university, even the most disciplined students feel the temptation to relax a bit during senior spring. However, after three-and-a-half years plus of sustaining the level of hard work and discipline it takes to...