If you’ve ever spent any time wondering what we get up to over the summer before the Common App comes out, wonder no more! We are very excited to announce the release of our first ever complete video guide to the college admissions essay: College Essay Academy is a process-driven, advice-filled, fully animated webseries that […]
The 2015-2016 Common Application essay prompts were finally confirmed this past Tuesday. What changed and what stayed the same? And what does it all mean for the upcoming college application season? College Essay Advisors has the answers.
The Common App has made applying to college easier in so many ways. Only one form for your personal information! Only one activity resume to fill out! That said, as with so that now rely on the miracles of modern technology for basic functionality, the Common App’s online platform can be a little confusing — […]
For years students have been told they can’t write college admissions essays about sports. Untrue. You just have to write a sports essay unlike any other.
Research says popularity at a young age could have negative implications later in life. But should students try to be cool in their College Admissions Essays?
Many of our students initially approach the process of choosing a college essay topic by asking, “What does admissions want to hear?” The real question they should be asking themselves is, “What do I really want to say?”
Attention Long Island college applicants! This coming Sunday, October 6, from 11:00am-3:00pm, the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) will be hosting a national college fair at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Even in the age of the glorious, all-knowing internet, it can be hard to find the answers to all of your college-oriented questions […]
The Common Application recently revealed a new development for their college essay formatting. Real paragraphs! Separated by actual line spaces!
While college applicants, parents and nerdy college essay advisors (ahem) often follow the release of the season’s new college admissions essay questions with a frothy fervor, it takes a lot to turn the mainstream media’s head in the direction of an often uniform and predictable process. Still, Tufts University, longtime purveyor of the quirky prompt, […]
Rifling through your memory to identify important events and enertaining anecdotes from the past seventeen years of your life can be a daunting task. Where do you begin? How could you possibly be expected to remember everything that ever happened to you? It is often much harder to try and conjure these memories out of […]