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The Road to College Admissions: What I Learned After Being Deferred From My Dream School

Allow me to get the bad news out of the way first: I got deferred from my Early Decision school.[...]

Why You Need to Add Realistic Choices to Your College List

January is one of the hardest months for high school seniors. Many of them submitted their[...]

Is There an Advantage to Submitting the College Application Before the Deadline?

Over the coming days, there will be millions of high school seniors submitting applications with[...]

College Applications: Why You Need to Stay Motivated Over the Holidays

This time of year is especially tough for high school seniors who are beginning to reach a[...]

How to Prepare for Early Decision and Early Action Results

Colleges will be releasing Early Decision and Early Action results over the next several days.[...]