We've put together a few special resources that we would like to share with all students:
You’re probably not going to get into college based strictly on who you know (unless your grandfather has a building named after him on campus). But if you establish solid relationships and excel in the classroom, the people you do know will write excellent letters that will give you the best chance of acceptance.
Here’s what you need to know about securing and submitting quality letters of recommendation.
There’s more to consider when selecting a college than simply choosing some place you’ve heard of before. What do you really know about the cultures of those places? How much will the trips cost? What’s the weather like in those cities this time of year?
Like a good vacation, a good college match requires the proper research.
Why add more tests to your year of testing? For one, many colleges require Subject Tests, hour-long exams, typically taken in May or June Unlike the SAT or ACT, which mostly just measure how well you take standardized tests, Subject Tests represent your knowledge of a specific discipline.
How many should you take? That depends. Use the following rules of thumb to guide your decision.
To the expectant students awaiting their first admissions decision this month,
We have some bad news. As you hear back from your early action and early decision colleges, the vast majority of you will not be accepted.
With the UC deadline looming at the end of the month, we want to clear the air about some misconceptions and give you as many advantages as possible when completing your application.
Read carefully. Our tips might not be what you expect...
We're tackling the tricky question of whether you should apply early to colleges under Early Application.
Early Application is a blanket term which includes two types of applications: Early Decision (ED) and Early Action (EA). We know this information is complex, so here is an Executive Summary:
Junior year is in full swing, and you may not have time for anything outside of school, testing, and extra-curriculars. And that’s perfectly okay.
As busy as you are this winter and spring, we think visiting at least one college deserves a place on your crowded to-do list for a few reasons ...
College Admissions Calendar
Important dates and deadlines for this year's admissions process. Calendar includes SAT, ACT, UC, and Common Application deadlines.