Monthly Archives: August 2016

Be Aggressive, B-E Aggressive: Showing “Demonstrated Interest”

Be Aggressive, B-E Aggressive: Showing “Demonstrated Interest” It goes without saying that the college application process is a stressful one for students and parents alike. Did you know, however, that it can be just as stressful for the admissions department on the other end? While it’s easy to imagine them sitting on a pedestal, leisurely…
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10 Things Your Child Should Know Before Going To College

10 Things Your Child Should Know Before Going to College From the moment your child is born, you’ve done everything you possibly can to help them grow into an independent, smart, and capable adult. And congratulations­ – your hard work has paid off! Your child is almost ready to head off to college. I’ve compiled…
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Morning People Are Insane (And They Had It Right All Along)

Morning People Are Insane (But They Had It Right All Along) I wish I could sit here and tell you that I’m a morning person, but I can’t. If I did try to claim that, the first comment would be from my mom, calling me out as a liar. During my high school summers, on the…
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The Lowdown on College Interviews

The Lowdown on College Interviews In the college application process, college interviews can be an important component. While grades, test scores, extracurriculars, and essays are the backbone of your application, some schools also provide interview opportunities. These interviews are your chance to highlight the things you can’t convey on paper, like your unique and endearing traits, as well…
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