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Common Application Personal Essays: 2017 Edition

Posted on: February 23, 2017 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments No Tags

Every summer, the Common App reaches out to its member colleges and applicants to gather feedback about the essay prompts. This feedback helps shape the prompts for the... (more)

College Visits

Posted on: February 10, 2017 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments No Tags

Some of the first questions that clients ask me when we begin working together, whether the student is in eighth grade or eleventh grade, have to do with college visits. Are they... (more)

HOW many essays will I have to write?!

Posted on: February 1, 2017 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments No Tags

As part of the college application process, many colleges ask supplemental questions that dig a little deeper into who you are and your interest in their institution. These... (more)

Washington, DC Area College Fairs and Information Sessions – Fall 2016

Posted on: September 8, 2016 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments No Tags

I highly recommend attending local college fairs and information sessions when possible. Not only do they provide a great opportunity for families to learn more about given schools... (more)

Planning a North Carolina College Trip?

Posted on: July 27, 2016 Permalink: Bookmark Discussion: No Comments Tags: ,

I just recently returned from a whirlwind visit to colleges and universities in North Carolina, and while I don’t have time to give as detailed of a write-up... (more)