Occidental College has special programs and picturesque campus

Occidental College has special programs and picturesque campus

Minutes outside of downtown Los Angeles, Occidental College is tucked away in a beautiful campus full of trees and flowers. Even more colorful than Oxy’s environment though is its school culture: energetic, socially conscious, supportive, and motivated.   Here...
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...