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3 easy tips to write your Personal Statement and get admitted

3 easy tips to write your Personal Statement and get admitted

Many of my seniors who are applying to state universities will complete a personal statement for their application, rather than respond to an essay prompt. The types of prompts on the Common Application are typical for college admissions essays. Although the personal...
Is it too soon for a Campus Visit?

Is it too soon for a Campus Visit?

Parents ask me all the time “Is it too soon to go on a campus visit?” Unfortunately, the parents who usually ask that question are indeed asking too soon. There is such thing as too soon for campus visits because too many students get burned out on campus...
Top 5 Checklist for college-bound 10th graders

Top 5 Checklist for college-bound 10th graders

Sophomore year is a great time to jumpstart the college admissions process. If you have taken any standardized test by this point or submitted your contact information online, then it’s highly likely that you will start receiving college brochures soon. Yes, those...
Why Williams is the #1 Liberal Arts College in USA

Why Williams is the #1 Liberal Arts College in USA

Motto:  “Through the generosity of E. Williams, Esquire” (E liberalitate E. Williams, armigeri) Williams is often ranked as the #1 liberal arts college in the country (usually trading places with its top rival, Amherst). Classes are small, teachers are excellent, and...
ALERT College-bound Juniors – AP scores are back, Now What?

ALERT College-bound Juniors – AP scores are back, Now What?

High school sophomores and juniors can access their AP scores this week! While there may have been high anxiety and a few sleep-deprived nights in May, students may have some butterflies as they open their online accounts to see the results. What do your scores mean...