How Important Are College Application Essays?

The process of getting into college can be exhausting. From campus tours to admissions requirements, a lot of factors determine whether you will get into the school of your choosing. But one thing that upcoming college freshman know all too well could … Continue reading

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Are Colleges Really Looking for Well-Rounded Students?

Often, high school students are told they need to do a little bit of everything to look good to a college. This is commonly referred to as a “well-rounded” student on college applications. This causes students to go a bit … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Surviving College Fairs

If you’re trying to decide which colleges you want to apply to, a college fair is an excellent event to attend to help narrow down your choices. There will be representatives from many different colleges that will be able to … Continue reading

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Which Financial Aid Terms should you Understand?

If you’re planning on attending college, you may need financial aid assistance to help you pay for the tuition, room and board, books, and other costs. The financial aid process can be confusing for some, but learning about and understanding … Continue reading

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What to Consider When Choosing a College

If you’re a high school student or adult looking to change careers, you are faced with the challenge of choosing the right college to help your achieve your goals. It is important to narrow down your search by knowing what … Continue reading

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Can You Improve Your SAT Test Score?

SAT time is here and high school students are preparing for the big exam. The SATs can determine where you get into college and may significantly impact your future. To prepare for the exam, students typically use test preps and … Continue reading

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How can you Use Your Personality to Benefit Your SAT Test Prep

It’s been shown that different personality types can affect social interaction, productivity in the workplace and one’s learning style. The Myer-Briggs Type Indicator, a personality test that divides people into sixteen types of personalities based on their test results, has … Continue reading

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Be Careful Not to Become Overconfident When Taking the SAT Test

When students are heading back to school for the season, parents and kids are thinking about many things including: school supplies, new clothes, wondering what teacher they will get and the excitement of seeing friend again. Once students get settled, … Continue reading

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Why You Should See a College Consultant

The “real world” is more competitive than ever, and it starts with a rewarding college experience that prepares you for a successful career. But as the cost of college continues to skyrocket and admissions become more difficult, you need something … Continue reading

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A Quick SAT Study Guide for the Reading Section

For some people, the reading section is the hardest part of the SAT test. It requires you to read a passage and comprehend the passage well enough to answer questions about it. Given the time and the rush, a lot … Continue reading

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