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Do you dream of spending less time studying and still getting great grades? Turn your phone or device into a study machine! There are great resources available to turn all that time you spend on your phone into something productive. You may find a favorite that you’ll continue...
Getting a rejection letter from a college can be a painful blow. Especially this year with a college admissions scandal in every major newspaper, it may seem that the process is rigged or unfair to the core. You may wonder, “Why was I not accepted? What else could I...
Have you considered studying abroad? What if you could study abroad for your entire college experience rather than just one semester? Studying in the United Kingdom could be a great way for you to experience another culture for college without worrying about a language...
Watch and learn from Seth Kodikara all about the Park Scholarship from a Park Scholarship Finalist.
- The Park ScharlshScholarshiption Process
- Insight on the Interviews
- Advice for underclassman on their extracurricular activities to improve their resume
- And much more.
The College Visit
Depending on your time and interest level, plan one of the following types of college visits:
- Attend an information session. Ask questions about admissions, financial aid, choice of majors. IMPORTANT: Get a business...
Using your spring break to visit colleges is a great idea, but be aware of spring break schedules for the colleges you wish to visit. It’s best to see a college when students are on campus. Here are a few tips to prepare for your spring college visits.
- Create a...
- Test Day Checklist. Get a good night’s sleep before the test. Be sure you arrive at the SAT prepared with the right tools. See TEST DAY CHECKLIST. Be sure to bring a protein snack, a watch, and an approved calculator.
- Consider Using Score Choice. Consider...
Last week, the Common Application announced that the essay prompts for 2019-2020 will remain the same as they were in 2018-2019 application. So, what are you waiting for? Now is a great time to start brainstorming topics for your Common App essay.
What are your plans for summer? Now is the time to find programs for next summer to participate in. Do it this month! Many programs fill up early. Many have deadlines as early as February.
What types of summer programs are there?
Want to take an AP government class or a...
When should you take the SAT or the ACT? Identify which statement below applies to you to help determine the best timing for the test.
Using the test dates for your personality type, plan your testing schedule for the next year.
Sophomores and Freshman
You will have the...
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