Three College Admissions Guide Books You Should Consider Investing In

“The most technologically efficient machine that man has invented is the book.” - Northrop Fyre With the pressures to finish up your required courses, find scholarships, and deal with the excitement of being a senior in high school, applying to college can be a stressful process, but if you plan ahead of time and do … Continue reading Three College Admissions Guide Books You Should Consider Investing In

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How to Sell Yourself to a College in Your Admissions Application

A big part of college application essays is selling yourself. You are your biggest promoter and supporter. For the basic college prompt of why do you want to attend *blank school*?, there lies the hidden blessing when it comes to showcasing yourself. Colleges want to see through your essay how you would contribute to their … Continue reading How to Sell Yourself to a College in Your Admissions Application

Tips for Picking High School Electives

It's that time of year again. Just as high school students have become completely settled into the new school year, the time comes to choose their electives for the next school year. While picking electives in itself isn't exactly the hardest thing in the world, it's picking the right ones that requires a bit of … Continue reading Tips for Picking High School Electives

Five Interesting Pros and Cons of HBCUs and PWIs

So you’re stuck? “PWI or HBCU?” Read on to discover things about both. *DISCLAIMER: Of course this doesn’t apply to ALL HBCUs and PWIs, these are just some common things and things I gathered from research! I’m not trying to make an HBCU seem better than a PWI nor am I trying to make a … Continue reading Five Interesting Pros and Cons of HBCUs and PWIs

The Differences Between US and UK Institutions

As a prospective international student, before starting the applications journey, the prospect of attending a school in the States always felt inaccessible. Coming from the UK, it is fairly standard to attend a university quite close to home; studying abroad for all four years of your higher education is unusual and somewhat unique. Yet over … Continue reading The Differences Between US and UK Institutions

Taking the Leap: Why You Should Try Something New This School Year

A new school year means another chapter that you will add to the story of your life and look back on in the future. The only question is this: what will you do to make sure that this year will be one to remember? Trying new things throughout your education will only lead to you … Continue reading Taking the Leap: Why You Should Try Something New This School Year

Tips and Tricks: High School Life Hacks

High school is hard. Point blank.We have to wake up early, go to school all day, and then go home and study. None of these things are particularly easy; however, there are a few things that may change that. Here are a few life hacks that can make high school a bit less of a … Continue reading Tips and Tricks: High School Life Hacks