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    by Cheryl Lukeski, on May 23, 2018 4:12:05 PM

    While you may not think of summer as the time for college fairs, here are some great regional opportunities to learn about a lot of colleges! These five summer fairs …

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    Topics:college tourspreparing for collegeapplying to college

    by Cheryl Lukeski, on May 21, 2018 8:18:38 AM

    Summer is almost here, and there’s still time to make the most of it by applying for these competitive college programs for high school students. Georgetown Summer Programs Washington, DC …

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    Topics:College AccessHigh School and College#collegewriting

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on Sep 22, 2017 10:01:14 AM

    In Thinking Fast, Thinking Slow, Nobel winner Daniel Kahneman reveals how we need to distinguish between repetitive tasks that require “fast” thinking and problem-solving, which requires “slow,” focused attention. Sometimes …

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    Topics:scholarshipsCollege#commonapp#collegewriting

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on Sep 15, 2017 3:25:44 PM

    I learned I realized I felt What? Isn't the idea to use your essays to show colleges how you've overcome challenges and are now ready, willing and able to succeed …

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    Topics:college application essay tipscollege application essayessay writing tipsClass of 2018

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on Sep 1, 2017 1:16:20 PM

    The Common Application is run by an unwieldy committee of admissions officers from all types of colleges. This year they took a major step backwards, expanding a simplified list of …

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    Topics:College

    by Will Geiger, on Nov 7, 2016 7:00:00 AM

    “If only he had interviewed, visited, or at least sent us an e-mail...then maybe he could have been admitted...” I remember thinking when reading Jack’s file. In many ways, he …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Tyler Nakatsu, on Nov 3, 2016 7:00:00 AM

    The goals of this application are to reflect your unique interests, experiences, capabilities, and pursuits. Towards this end, is there anything else you would like us to know? (250 word …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Story2 Guest Author, on Nov 2, 2016 7:00:00 AM

    The summer before my senior year of college, I helped edit a paper phone book. My supervisor Mike, a technical writer, worked on the design and content strategy. I proofread …

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    Topics:career