Archive for February 2018

Finding Your Path: Passion + Skill + Talent

Finding Your Path: Passion + Skill + Talent Figuring out your path in life is rarely simple. Sure, you’ll meet doctors who have been preparing for med school since kindergarten and singers who have been performing since the crib, but they’re not the majority. For many of us, determining our path takes many things: self-discovery,…

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The Dirty Details on Demonstrated Interest (And Why You Shouldn’t Be a “Stealth Applicant”)

The Dirty Details on Demonstrated Interest (And Why You Shouldn’t Be a “Stealth Applicant”)  We’ve written previously about the concept of demonstrated interest, and why it can be so important during the college application process. To refresh, “demonstrating interest means going the extra mile to show schools that you could truly see yourself there. It…

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Food Insecurity in College (and Some SUPER Cheap Dorm Room Meals!)

Food Insecurity in College (and Some SUPER Cheap Dorm Room Meals)   We all know that common stereotype: college kids that are perpetually broke, subsisting on Ramen noodles cooked up in dorm room microwaves. While there’s truth in that image, many college administrators are learning a darker fact: that some students don’t even always have…

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What Should Your Extracurriculars Say About You?

What Should Your Extracurriculars Say About You? Every high school student knows that having extracurricular activities on their college application is crucial. After all, that’s ingrained in our heads from the first day of freshman year (and often even before that). It can be tempting to grab every flyer and join as many random clubs…

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