Staying Calm Amidst CommonApp Glitches

Staying Calm Amidst CommonApp Glitches

ShareThe new CommonApp has been absurdly glitchy. Drop down lists aren’t working. Colleges aren’t receiving pieces of your application. Counselors aren’t confirming that you need…

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80+ Free Summer Programs for High School Students

80+ Free Summer Programs for High School Students

ShareSummer programs are a wonderful way to challenge yourself academically, socially, and emotionally while in high school. These programs often provide rigorous academic work along…

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Tackling the Info Session

Tackling the Info Session

ShareWithin the broad college admissions community, I’ve found that college information sessions have a very mixed rep. On the one hand, there’s the opinion that…

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This Week in College

This Week in College

ShareMass Panic as Common App Crashes Common App crashes Monday, days before early decision deadlines as a result of the switch to a new format…

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The Importance of College Publications

The Importance of College Publications

ShareBefore I set foot into my first college class, one of the speakers at a presentation for prospective communication students at Marist said that college…

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This Week in College

This Week in College

ShareIs Washington & Lee manipulating its application data to appear more competitive? At the University of Alabama, a number of  traditionally white sororites have finally…

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The Early Decision and Financial Aid Dilemma

The Early Decision and Financial Aid Dilemma

ShareEarly decision application and financial aid are probably two of the most confusing and (seemingly) complicated things for students when applying to college. The idea…

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