Get advice about requesting letters of recommendation and choosing to submit extra materials with your college applications.
The college search process looks a little different this year, but we have tips on how to make the most of it.
We co-hosted a webinar providing tips for high school students and their parents regarding the college application process and the fate of standardized testing.
There are so many ways to apply to college: Early Action, Early Decision, Regular Decision, and the lesser-known Early Decision II. Allow us to explain the nuances! Early Decision II has many of the same characteristics as Early Decision. The biggest difference is that Early Decision II (ED2) happens later in your senior year than […]
This week, one university pushed back its early deadlines to give seniors some breathing room, 50+ universities cut back on doctoral programs and, despite the economic downturn, four schools announced ground-breaking donations. We’ll start with good news! Villanova University pushed their Early Action and Early Decision deadlines back until November 15. Seniors, you have a little more time […]
Are you wondering if you should write about Covid on your college application? It’s an optional question on the Common App this year, but let’s discuss whether it makes sense to respond…because in this case optional truly means optional. The specific wording of the “Covid essay” is: Community disruptions such as COVID-19 and natural disasters […]
You’re a high school junior or senior and you’ve heard of Early Decision, but aren’t quite sure what it means? Allow us to explain! Early Decision is an application plan that allows you to apply to a college early – in the fall of your senior year (typically by November 1 or 15). If you […]
This week included a change to the Common Application, another round of SAT cancellations, and a spotlight on a college touted as a model for reopening and containing community spread. Hundreds of thousands of students who registered to take the SAT this September and October will be unable to take their exam because the testing […]