How to Avoid Application Burnout

Application Burnout can be a very real phenomenon for students approaching the end of a long application season. As if getting through end of year final exams wasn't enough of a challenge, seniors now find themselves struggling to put the final finishing touches on applications—editing resumes, finalizing short answer responses, revising essays, and putting on …

What to Do if You Have No Extracurricular Activities

While extracurricular activities are certainly an important part of any high school student's resume when applying to college, you may find yourself at the start of senior year with very little show for your time spent outside of class. This can happen for a variety of reasons––other commitments, limited family resources, or simple uncertainty regarding …

When to Apply to College, EA or ED?

When first starting the college application process, one of the most important things to establish is your application timeline. You’ll first want to assess any looming deadlines and then work backwards to determine how much time you'll need to complete your application. Consider things like: Registering for tests, studying, gathering teacher recommendations, and of course, …