Tag: college admissions

SAT/ACT Essay – Should I Take It?

When preparing for college, almost everyone knows the importance of studying for, taking, and scoring well on the ACT or SAT. However, the optional writing section or essays remain a mystery for many. Is it required? Why does it matter? Should I take it?

The Dangers of Senioritis!

It’s not all that uncommon for this pressure of senior year to catch up to students, and, as a result, their grades often take a hit.

So You Got In…Now What?

First – celebrate. Pat yourself on the back. Go out for cake and ice cream with mom and dad. Tell your friends. Shout it from the rooftop!

Application Deadlines – What’s the Difference?

One of the first things we explain to our students at the beginning of the application process is the difference between the types of deadlines. Let’s take a moment to sort those out.

Choosing a High School Sport

There are many benefits to participating in an organized sport. Joining a team is a great way to make friends and can give you a sense of community.

Don’t Fall for the Fast App Track!

Have you ever heard of a "Priority Application?" if not, keep reading!

Summer Vacation for the College Applicant

With the last day of school right around the corner for many students, it’s a good time to think about what you’ll be doing with the newfound abundance of free time you’ll have over the next few months.  While of course college admissions officers are interested in your GPA, your standardized test scores, and your ...