What do I need to do to get into an Ivy League school?

What do I need to do to get into an Ivy League school?

There’s no magic formula for gaining admission into an Ivy League school. Perfect grades won’t guarantee acceptance, and neither will a perfectly well-rounded activities list. Countless valedictorians are denied admission to Ivy League schools, while their less...
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...
Demonstrated interest in the age of the internet

Demonstrated interest in the age of the internet

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal reiterated what many of us already know to be true—colleges and universities commonly track what prospective students are up to online. However, the article shed light on a specific practice that few of us were previously...
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, and...
Personal Statement Do’s and Dont’s

Personal Statement Do’s and Dont’s

If you’re about to enter senior year, you’re probably looking for college advice around every corner. There can be a lot of conflicting and confusing advice out there, coming from your college advisor, various books, websites, as well as family and friends who have...