To Report or Not to Report? The Strategy Behind Listing Your Summer Activities

Students and parents ask me all the time to weigh in on summer opportunities. They ask me, "Is[...]

Facebook Live Recap and Bonus Questions: How Students Can Make the Most of Summer Vacation

Summer is a time for fun, but it's also the ideal time for working on your college admissions[...]

Lessons Learned from the Best College Essays of the Year

It's that time of year when the New York Times shares the most remarkable college essays from[...]

The Sure-Fire Way to Get Powerful Recommendation Letters - Part 2

Last week I wrote about how picking the right teachers for letters of recommendation can[...]

The Sure-Fire Way to Get Powerful Recommendation Letters - Part 1

Applying to college is often compared to playing a game of chance like Monopoly—where you land[...]

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