Ten Great Books to Read for SAT/ACT Prep

The key to a great score on the SAT or ACT is to build a strong…

SAT Subject Tests and What They'll Be Replaced With

You've probably heard the news: SAT subject tests are on their…

What Extracurriculars Do Colleges Like Best?

Not all extracurriculars are created equal. As you look to expand…

Common College Essay Mistakes: Things to Avoid, Part 2

We've already given a summary of ten of the biggest mistakes…

How To Write: The Intellectual Essay, for College Applications

Previously, we covered how to write a humorous essay. If that's…

Making the Most of Virtual Campus Tours for College Admissions

Maybe you've always wanted to walk barefoot through Harvard's…

US vs. UK Colleges: Which Application Process is Right for You?

Colleges like the Ivies might be at the top of your list. But…

Summer Programs for High Schoolers vs. Internships: Why Internships for High Schoolers Are Best

You've probably thought about taking college classes offered…

How To Write: The Humorous Essay, for College Applications

There are all sorts of different essays that you can write for…

How to Avoid Competitive Majors

Maybe it's your dream to be an engineer. Or you really love working…

What To Do When Waitlisted

You open up the latest email from your top choice college, which…

Your School College Counselor vs Independent College Admissions Consultant: Who’s Better?

College admissions is now such a standard part of American secondary…