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College vs University [And Other Higher Education Institutions]

Sorting through educational options can be like making a selection from diverse menu offerings at a great restaurant. You can order fish or steak. What about chicken of shellfish? The salads look great. In the mood for pasta? And look at the ...
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Life After the PSAT: Making the Most of Your PSAT Results

Winter is a time of important revelations for students in the college planning process. For many high school Juniors, the release of PSAT results will start to give ...
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Tips and Strategies for a Successful College Admission Interview

The impressions we make in life are important as we meet people, seek new opportunities and build relationships. In fact, good impressions can make a big difference ...
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Managing College Expectations

As they enter the college admission process, most students hold tight to “dream” schools that they believe would be ideal fits for them. Few, however, truly question ...
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The Best Ways to Get Out in Front of Learning Differences

A critical element of your college application is your ability to bring clarity to the interpretation of your academic record. In other words, when there are ...
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A Guide to The College Application Process and Deadlines

The college application season is here! And many high school seniors likely still have questions about where and how to apply as deadlines loom. Despite months and, ...
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8 Tips To Maximize Your Financial Aid Opportunity

As the college admission process becomes real to you, the discussion about affordability—and the need of financial aid—also comes into sharper focus. Our last post, ...
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Inside the Financial Aid Process: A Guide for Students and Parents

Gaining admission to the college(s) of your choice might weigh heavily on your mind at the moment. The odds are that the prospect of affording college costs looms ...
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How to Write The College Essay: 20 Tips for Success

Courses. Grades. Scores. Extracurricular activities. Letters of recommendations. All are historical elements of your college applications. Well established over time, ...
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When to Apply Early Decision or Early Action

With the start of your senior year, you're probably beginning to take stock of life beyond high school. If you're like many others, college will be the next step. ...
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