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How to Write a Great Transfer Essay

Topic: Admissions, advice, College Admissions, Essay Resources, Essay Tips, Essay Writing, Quick Tips, Tips  |  Posted on May 1st, 2018  |  Written by Kat Stubing

If you find yourself reading this post, you’ve already been through the college application process once. You wrote the essays; you got accepted (!); you made your choice. But now that you’re on campus, you’ve decided that this school just isn’t for you. It happens! The mere decision to re-apply and relive this entire process […]

College Application Celebration

Topic: College Admissions  |  Posted on December 29th, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

Let us be the first to say it. CONGRATULATIONS! You made it through the 2016 college application season. With most major deadlines approaching in just a few days, finally you can breathe. All the stress releases with the click of the “submit” button. Today, we’re here to tell you that it’s your time to sit […]

The 2016-2017 Common App Prompts Are Out And Nothing Has Changed

Topic: College Admissions, Common App Prompts/Topics, Most Popular  |  Posted on January 29th, 2016  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

Yes, it’s true. While you were sleeping, the tiny elves powering the Common Application were up all night perfecting the 2016-2017 prompts. This unprecedented early release gives juniors almost an entire year to plan for this momentous assignment. Plus, the 2016-2017 Common App prompts are exactly the same as the 2015-2016 prompts! So, juniors, make […]

2016-2017 College Application Calendar for Juniors

Topic: College Admissions, Common App Prompts/Topics, International Students, Most Popular  |  Posted on January 13th, 2016  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

Dearest juniors-or do you now prefer to go by “rising seniors?” Dearest class of 2017, welcome to the busiest year of your life. Before you start stockpiling RedBull or making plans to flee to Cuba, know that you can do this. At this very moment, you have the whole year ahead of you, and if […]