Five Things to Check Before Submitting College Applications

With the first semester almost under the belts of seniors across the country, the college application process is coming to a close. Deadlines are quickly approaching and it is easy to become completely overwhelmed by last minute application tid-bits. Here are some important key points to keep in mind and double check before submitting your … Continue reading Five Things to Check Before Submitting College Applications

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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

The Difference Between Early Action, Early Decision and Regular Decision Applications

College application season is coming up! This means you have to decide how and when to submit your application to your chosen colleges and universities. Each application plan is unique in its own way and a wrong decision could cause you to rethink or change which institution you want to enroll in. Early Action Overview: … Continue reading The Difference Between Early Action, Early Decision and Regular Decision Applications

The Advantages of Starting Your Common Application Early

It’s August, which means the return of two things: school, and the opening of the Common Application. Many colleges across the country use the Common Application as a way to make the application process as smooth and concise as possible for students. While this is a big help, there is another thing that you can … Continue reading The Advantages of Starting Your Common Application Early

Self-Advocacy: Be the Boss of Your Education

Introduction As for students with learning disabilities, self-advocacy is a crucial skill to have in the classroom, in order to obtain the best educational experience for yourself possible.  Although, everyone can benefit from self-advocacy in and outside of the classroom.   The Issue As elementary school students, we so often hear the term “stick up … Continue reading Self-Advocacy: Be the Boss of Your Education

5 Effective Steps to Brainstorm the Perfect College Essay

Believe it or not, the time for submitting college essays is just around the corner. If you’re anything like me, summer break has given you major writer's block. I’ve compiled a list of ways top stay motivated and dig you out of that creative funk! 1. Ditch the Computer and Stop Erasing Your Ideas Researchers, … Continue reading 5 Effective Steps to Brainstorm the Perfect College Essay