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    by Sophie Herron, on May 29, 2014 11:59:00 AM

    We know college is a huge investment—of time and money—and as a busy student, navigating the financial aid process and applying for scholarships on top of the regular application process can feel …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Sophie Herron, on May 28, 2014 10:00:00 AM

    As a college-bound student, you know you need to make admissions officers remember you, and that in an admissions pool that is overflowing with great students, your personal essay is …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Sophie Herron, on May 23, 2014 3:14:00 PM

    Michelle Sheu, our intern and one of our students is graduating in just under a month. She will be attending one of her top choice schools, Macaulay Honors at Baruch! We …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on May 21, 2014 11:30:00 AM

    I get a lot of questions about college application essays. What are the best topics? Should I write about my service trip to Indonesia? What about my mother’s illness? Is …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Sophie Herron, on May 13, 2014 11:30:00 AM

    Between AP exams, SATs and ACTs, and keeping up with exams and papers, students often find junior spring the most stressful time in all of high school! We know you …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on May 8, 2014 11:28:00 AM

    What should students write about in their college application essays? I get this question from student after student: What should I write about to get into college? What are admissions …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on May 6, 2014 11:43:00 AM

    During my webinar last week, students and parents asked how to write about painful life experiences—illness, poverty, trauma—in their college application essays. These questions come up a lot: Can I …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on May 1, 2014 12:39:00 PM

    Today seniors choose which colleges they’ll attend this fall. We applaud your achievements, and look forward to hearing stories from your journeys! Juniors, start your engines: it’s your turn. Admissions …

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    Topics:High School and College