Some of your ambitious high school classmates may already involved in dual enrollment. That is, taking college classes now so they can lighten their workload once they get to college. But how do you know if this option is right for you? Continue reading
It’s no secret that participating in extracurricular activities helps students to strengthen their college applications, but what’s the best way to do so? Here’s a quick list of dos and don’ts for your students as they begin thinking about how best to spend their free time during this school year. Continue reading
Here are some quick tips on choosing volunteer work that’s fun and rewarding.
It’s summer and all you can think about is the big road trip you have planned. But before you head out to enjoy the sun, take a few steps to start college off right.
Whether you’re in high school, college, or post-graduate studies, you definitely have to write essays. Essay writing is an essential component to your education. The process is valuable because it teaches you how to reason, how to form a logical argument, and how to perform accurate and thorough research. But no matter how many essays you write, they never seem to get any easier-until now. These online writing tools will help you create better essays regardless of the topic. Continue reading
As you begin researching colleges, you’re likely to have the chance to attend in-person or online college fairs. These events are more than a chance to pick up a college brochure and a bit of swag. Following these easy steps will help you find the best college match. Continue reading
Most guidance counselors are passionate about helping their students to achieve their college dreams—yet students often aren’t sure how they can help. Here’s a quick primer on getting support from your guidance counselor as you plan for college.
As you research colleges, you’ll likely have several opportunities to talk directly with current students at the school, either through your campus visits or virtual events like online open houses. Some universities also host student-led webcasts where they’ll connect you with current students. This is a fantastic opportunity to hear about what it’s really like on campus. Continue reading
by Amy Jeffrey of MakeMeaFreshman.com
Are you a senior applying to college? Make sure to avoid these three common mistakes!
As an incoming college student, you might be surprised about what you’ll find you need when you arrive on campus. Packing for college is like no other travel, so learn from the students who’ve gone before you about what’s essential to stuff into your suitcase and what is best left at home. Continue reading